MICHAEL F. KOSZALKA, M.D.; JOSEPH M. LUBITZ, M.D., F.A.C.P.; HOWARD L. CORRELL, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The occurrence of lower nephron nephrosis with pulmonary infarction has not, to our knowledge, been previously reported. It is the purpose of this report to add pulmonary infarction to the list of etiologic factors in lower nephron nephrosis. The evidence presented leaves little doubt that it was the cause of the renal lesions which precipitated the death of the patient.
A 55 year old white male farm laborer was admitted to the hospital on February 21, 1947. His chief complaint was pain in the left chest of four days' duration.
The present illness had begun one month earlier,
KOSZALKA MF, LUBITZ JM, CORRELL HL. LOWER NEPHRON NEPHROSIS ASSOCIATED WITH PULMONARY INFARCTION1. Ann Intern Med. 1950;33:1480–1485. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-33-6-1480
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;33(6):1480-1485.
Acute Kidney Injury, Nephrology, Pulmonary Embolism, Pulmonary/Critical Care, Venous Thromboembolism.
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