BRAJESH N. AGARWAL, M.D.; FRANKLIN CABEBE, M.D.; CYNTHIA MCCORMICK
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To the editor: The recent paper, "Acute Renal Failure After Excretory Urography in Diabetic Patients" by Diaz-Buxo and associates (Ann Intern Med 83:155-158, 1975), prompts us to report a similar case that we have seen at our institution.
A 58-year-old black woman with diagnoses of rheumatic heart disease, aortic stenosis, and congestive heart failure was admitted to the Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital on 9 August 1975 for cardiac evaluation. She had a 30-year history of diabetes mellitus, for which she was taking insulin. Her only other medications were digoxin and furosemide. At admission her blood urea nitrogen (BUN) level
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AGARWAL BN, CABEBE F, MCCORMICK C. Renal Effects of Urography in Diabetes Mellitus. Ann Intern Med. 1975;83:902. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-83-6-902_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;83(6):902.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism, Nephrology.
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