JOHN H. BLAND
In the evaluation of the meliturias, renal glycosuria is usually considered a rare clinical entity. However, some recent studies refute this impression or at least bring its validity into question. The condition is benign and carries a good prognosis. The likelihood of its being accorded serious import or even being treated as diabetes mellitus, gives renal glycosuria a prominent place in the diagnostic consideration of the medical work-up of any case of melituria. The reports of Blotner and Hyde1 and the Peels2 regard renal glycosuria as a relatively common finding, the former reporting one person in 11 with melituria as
BLAND JH. RENAL GLYCOSURIA: A REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE AND REPORT OF FOUR CASES1. Ann Intern Med. ;29:461–468. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-29-3-461
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1948;29(3):461-468.
Nephrology, Urological Disorders.
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