FRED E. HATCH JR., M.D.; ALVIN E. PARRISH, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The amelioration of diabetes in some patients upon the development of the Kimmelstiel-Wilson syndrome has been well documented.1 That this is not specific for the Kimmelstiel-Wilson lesion alone but is more characteristically seen in diabetics who develop a wide variety of renal lesions has also been commented upon.2 This is a report of an interesting and unusual patient with severe diabetes of 15 years' duration who went into an apparently complete remission on developing the clinical picture of diabetic glomerulosclerosis.
A 52-year-old Negro female was admitted to District of Columbia General Hospital for the first time in 1948
HATCH FE, PARRISH AE. APPARENT REMISSION OF A SEVERE DIABETIC ON DEVELOPING THE KIMMELSTIEL-WILSON SYNDROME12. Ann Intern Med. ;54:544–549. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-54-3-544
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;54(3):544-549.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Diabetic Nephropathy, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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