EBNER BLATT; IRVINE H. PAGE
We have recently studied a patient in whom the kidneys, adrenal glands, abdominal aorta, inferior vena cava, ureters, and renal vessels were enveloped in a firm mass of lymphosarcoma. This patient had arterial hypertension, and, since the renal vessels were markedly compressed by the tumor, it is suggested that this hypertension simulated that produced in dogs by constricting the renal arteries (Goldblatt, Lynch, Hanzal and Summerville1).
The patient was first studied at the Cincinnati General Hospital in February 1937. He had had edema of the face, neck, and chest for one week. Roentgen-ray examination showed a right pleural
BLATT E, PAGE IH. HYPERTENSION AND CONSTRICTION OF THE RENAL ARTERIES IN MAN: REPORT OF A CASE1. Ann Intern Med. ;12:1690–1699. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-12-10-1690
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1939;12(10):1690-1699.
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