LOUIS LEVY II, M.D.
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J. G., white male, aged 12 years, was admitted on December 10, 1944 with a chief complaint of generalized swelling. Nine days previously the patient had developed a "cold" which continued for one week and was accompanied by a low grade fever and general malaise. The patient then noticed a progressive swelling beginning first in the eyelids, and later involving the ankles, legs, hands, and abdomen. The rest of his history was noncontributory.
Physical examination on admission revealed temperature of 99° F., respirations 30, pulse 120, and blood pressure 120 mm. of mercury systolic and 70 mm. diastolic.
LEVY L. PERITONITIS COMPLICATING A CASE OF NEPHROSIS: TREATMENT WITH PENICILLIN INTRAPERITONEALLY1. Ann Intern Med. ;27:467–469. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-27-3-467
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1947;27(3):467-469.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Nephrology, Nephrotic Syndrome.
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