ALFRED R. LENZNER
All melituria is not glucosuria. This perfectly sound statement seems acceptable to all. But the fact is easily forgotten. Melituria associated with glycemia exceeding the accepted range of normal is naturally assumed to be true glucosuria. And in time one's thinking may become so tracked clinically as to assume that melituria exhibited simultaneously with a normal glucose tolerance is likewise simple glucosuria, perhaps of the "low threshold" type. Such was the impression after four loading tests in the instance cited below. A family history of diabetes seemed to confirm this deduction.
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LENZNER AR. FRUCTOSURIA: REPORT OF A CASE(FRUCTOSURIA: REPORT OF A CASE*). Ann Intern Med. 1956;45:702–706. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-45-4-702
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