PAUL H. WOSIKA, M.D.
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Numerous cases of so-called "pure," "genuine" or "lipoid" nephrosis have been described in the literature. A close inspection of these reveals that very few cases in adults conform to the rigid rules clearly stated by Leiter1 in his review of the subject in 1931. Using the clinical criteria mentioned as necessary to establish the diagnosis, several authors have published reports of groups of cases of nephrosis, whereas other authors equally interested in the problem of renal disease state that true "lipoid nephrosis" has never been observed by them. Christian2 in summarizing the reported cases, was impressed by the short duration
WOSIKA PH. THE NEPHROSIS SYNDROME ASSOCIATED WITH TERMINAL UREMIA1. Ann Intern Med. 1936;10:403–410. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-3-403
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;10(3):403-410.
Nephrology, Nephrotic Syndrome.
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