G. GILL RICHARDS, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Because Goldblatt1 could, by removing the ischemic kidney in his experimental hypertensive dogs, cause a fall of blood pressure to normal, the possible clinical application of his results to cases of essential hypertension in man aroused considerable interest, particularly among internists and urologists. The following report deals with a case of unilateral renal tuberculosis with hypertension and the satisfactory result which has continued for 11 months after nephrectomy.
L. P., a married white male, aged 37 years, was admitted to the Latter-Day Saints Hospital on January 10, 1940, complaining of occipital headaches of extreme degree, fatigue, shortness of
RICHARDS GG. UNILATERAL RENAL TUBERCULOSIS ASSOCIATED WITH HYPERTENSION1. Ann Intern Med. ;15:324–328. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-15-2-324
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1941;15(2):324-328.
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