VICTOR E. POLLAK, M.B., F.R.C.P.E.; CONRAD L. PIRANI, M.D.; COLEMAN SESKIND, M.D.; BENJAMIN GRIFFEL, M.D.
Thrombosis of one or both renal veins is now well recognized as a cause of massive proteinuria and the nephrotic syndrome (1-5). The diagnosis of renal vein thrombosis is difficult to make in many patients while they are living, and there are still few reports in which the diagnosis has been made during life and the patient treated successfully.
In this paper we describe our observations on a single patient in whom the diagnosis was made very soon after bilateral renal vein thrombosis occurred. Treatment with heparin was started immediately, and there was a complete return to normal of all
POLLAK VE, PIRANI CL, SESKIND C, GRIFFEL B. Bilateral Renal Vein Thrombosis: Clinical and Electron Microscopic Studies of a Case with Complete Recovery After Anticoagulant Therapy. Ann Intern Med. 1966;65:1056–1071. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-65-5-1056
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;65(5):1056-1071.
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