EDWARD WEISS, M.D.
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Almost since the time of Bright hypertension, cardiac hypertrophy, nitrogen retention, and eye-ground changes have been recognized as nearly constant accompaniments of certain forms of chronic nephritis. Within recent years the eye-ground changes in vascular and renal disease have been particularly stressed, both from diagnostic and prognostic standpoints. Bannick1 has reported severe chronic glomerulo-nephritis without hypertension, cardiac hypertrophy or retinal changes, and occasionally there have appeared case reports of advanced chronic nephritis terminating in uremia with slight or no nitrogen retention. As another variant in the picture of advanced chronic kidney disease the following case showing hypertension, cardiac hypertrophy and
WEISS E. Chronic Glomerulonephritis with Hypertension and Marked Nitrogen Retention but No Eye-ground Changes*. Ann Intern Med. 1929;3:55–56. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-3-1-55
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;3(1):55-56.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Hypertension, Nephrology.
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