IRVINE H. PAGE
Chronic hemorrhagic nephritis is a disease exhibiting signs and symptoms of protean character. So elusive are many of these that prognosis and effects of various treatments are often seriously misjudged. It is for this reason that the record of this patient, illustrating many of these pitfalls, is presented.
The Patient. This patient, a 49 year old woman, complained of swelling of the ankles beginning three years ago. The past history was irrelevant. Edema of the ankles began insidiously and was not associated with an obvious infection. Arterial pressure was found to be 200/120 mm. of Hg. Dr. Francis O'Connor, of
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PAGE IH. TERMINAL HEMORRHAGIC NEPHRITIS: A CASE EXEMPLIFYING THE PROTEAN CHARACTER OF ITS SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS(TERMINAL HEMORRHAGIC NEPHRITIS: A CASE EXEMPLIFYING THE PROTEAN CHARACTER OF ITS SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS*). Ann Intern Med. 1936;9:1419–1427. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-10-1419
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;9(10):1419-1427.
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