NOBLE O. FOWLER, M.D.; W. E. HUNT, M.D.
It is the purpose of this paper to report two cases of lower nephron nephrosis with sustained anuria who recovered following conservative therapy alone. These two cases are considered to be of more than usual interest because of the long duration of the anuria—10 days in one case and 11 days in the other—yet recovery ensued. According to Kugel,18 tubular regeneration in acute toxic nephrosis begins on the third day after injury, and is complete on the fourteenth. This author states that spontaneous diuresis in acute toxic nephrosis usually occurs by the eleventh or twelfth day. These two cases illustrate
FOWLER NO, HUNT WE. SUSTAINED ANURIA IN LOWER NEPHRON NEPHROSIS: REPORT OF TWO CASES TREATED CONSERVATIVELY WITH RECOVERY(SUSTAINED ANURIA IN LOWER NEPHRON NEPHROSIS: REPORT OF TWO CASES TREATED CONSERVATIVELY WITH RECOVERY*). Ann Intern Med. 1950;32:477–488. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-32-3-477
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;32(3):477-488.
Acute Kidney Injury, Nephrology, Urological Disorders.
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