S. EDWARD KING, M.S., M.D., F.A.C.P.; CHRISTIAN GRONBECK JR.
Albuminuria discovered in apparently normal individuals without prior evidence of renal disease always poses a perplexing problem. It is essential that an accurate diagnosis be made promptly for many reasons, including insurability and military availability, and to allay anxiety or to institute proper treatment. Frequently, these individuals are subjected to exhaustive studies of renal function and urography, with results not commensurate with the effort involved. This is often due to lack of a systematic approach to the problem. The clinical features of the various types of albuminuria permit differential diagnosis in most instances without an unnecessarily cumbersome approach. To
KING SE, GRONBECK C. BENIGN AND PATHOLOGIC ALBUMINURIA: A STUDY OF 600 HOSPITALIZED CASES(BENIGN AND PATHOLOGIC ALBUMINURIA: A STUDY OF 600 HOSPITALIZED CASES*). Ann Intern Med. 1952;36:765–785. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-36-3-765
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