ROBERT H. FURMAN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; ROBERT G. GALE, M.D.; EDWIN M. ORY, M.D.; ALBERT WEINSTEIN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Syphilis of the kidney includes a variety of renal lesions, none of which is well defined pathologically. The most common of these conditions, with the exception of slight and uncomplicated albuminuria unassociated with any other evidence of nephropathy, is the so-called acute syphilitic nephrosis. This type of nephritis may appear during the acute (secondary and probably late primary) phase of the infection. The incidence is less than 1 per cent in cases of secondary syphilis.4 In 1935 Hermann and Marr12 reviewed comprehensively the general subject of syphilitic nephropathies, and found eight unequivocal and four probable (data incomplete) cases of acute
FURMAN RH, GALE RG, ORY EM, WEINSTEIN A. RENAL FUNCTION STUDIES IN ACUTE SYPHILITIC NEPHROSIS BEFORE AND AFTER TREATMENT WITH PENICILLIN12. Ann Intern Med. ;35:444–450. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-35-2-444
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;35(2):444-450.
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