OTTO SAPHIR, M.D.; BERNARD TAYLOR, M.D.
The clinical entity, "malignant hypertension," and the pathologic lesion called "malignant nephrosclerosis" have for a long time been ill defined and poorly understood classifications which have served as waste-baskets. Into the first have been thrown all cases of hypertension with uremia without recognizable cause, while the second has received every kidney showing petechiae and arteriolonecrosis. After a study of the renal lesions found in a large series of cases of so-called malignant hypertension, we believe that specific anatomic lesions, though multiple, are quite distinct and in almost every instance identifiable. We also found that these lesions are often clinically
SAPHIR O, TAYLOR B. PYELONEPHRITIS LENTA1. Ann Intern Med. 1952;36:1017–1041. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-36-4-1017
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1952;36(4):1017-1041.
Infectious Disease, Nephrology, Urinary Tract Infection.
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