Robert C. Muehrcke, F.A.C.P.; Luna Ghosh, M.D.; Frederick I. Volini, M.D.
This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
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. 1971;74:832. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-74-5-832_2
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;74(5):832.
Copyright © 2018 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use