WARFIELD T. LONGCOPE, F.A.C.P.
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The continuous study of 22 cases of chronic bilateral pyelonephritis has led to the recognition of a number of complications and accessory factors that have been found to modify the usual course of this rather common disease. In a previous publication the significant symptoms and signs of the affection were described in some detail.1 The essential characteristics of this form of pyelonephritis consist in its bilateral occurrence, usually without demonstrable or evident obstruction to the outflow of urine.2 It is seen most frequently in young women between the ages of 15 and 30, but may occur in children or in
LONGCOPE WT. AN ARTICLE CONTRIBUTED TO AN ANNIVERSARY VOLUME IN HONOR OF DOCTOR JOSEPH HERSEY PRATT: CHRONIC BILATERAL PYELONEPHRITIS: ITS ORIGIN AND ITS ASSOCIATION WITH HYPERTENSION1. Ann Intern Med. ;11:149–163. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-11-1-149
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1937;11(1):149-163.
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