Robert C. Muehrcke, F.A.C.P.; Luna Ghosh, M.D.; Frederick I. Volini, M.D.
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Three patients with renal glycosuria and proteinuria were evaluated by tubular function tests and kidney biopsy, using light and electron microscopy (EM). A schoolgirl aged 6 and two men aged 26 and 28 years were without symptoms. On a routine physical examination proteinuria and glycosuria were found. The 24-hr proteinuria ranged from 1.2 to 2.5 g, and the 24-hr glycosuria varied from 0.3 to 1.1 g. Except for glycosuria the 4-hr oral glucose tolerance test was normal. Quantitative urinary alpha amino acids, the urinary acidification test, and urinary concentration tests were normal. The 24-hr urinary potassium excretion was increased, and
Muehrcke RC, Ghosh L, Volini FI. Giant Mitochondria of the Renal Proximal Tubules: A Clinicopathological Study.. Ann Intern Med. ;74:832. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-74-5-832_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;74(5):832.
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