Raymond L. Sherman, M.D. (Associate); George P. Sartiano, M.D.; Vincent P. Vinciguerra, M.D.; E. Lovell Becker, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Idiopathic lipoid nephrosis usually does not complicate other diseases. Recently two patients presenting with the nephrotic syndrome without evidence of amyloidosis or renal vein thrombosis were found to have Hodgkin's disease.
Patient R.G., a 21-year-old white man, developed severe nephrotic syndrome in May 1968 and 2 months later was admitted to The New York Hospital where he was noted to have a creatinine clearance (CCR) of 40 ml/min and urine protein excretion of 29 g/24 hr. Renal biopsy was normal by light microscopy, and immunofluorescent antibody staining was negative. Biopsy of an enlarged cervical lymph node showed Hodgkin's disease. He
Sherman RL, Sartiano GP, Vinciguerra VP, Becker EL. Nephrotic Syndrome in Hodgkin's Disease.. Ann Intern Med. ;72:805. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-72-5-805_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;72(5):805.
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