EDWARD J. O'DONOVAN, M.D.; FRANCIS D. MURPHY, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Uremia is an anticipated complication of nephritis, obstructions to the urinary tract, and all degenerative and inflammatory diseases of the kidneys. In the absence of these diseases, it is less commonly found and less commonly searched for. The subject of extrarenal uremia is not new. As a complication superimposed upon an already serious medical or surgical disorder, however, its importance is great and its interest paramount. Two cases of extrarenal uremia treated at the Milwaukee County Hospital are reported here.
Case 1. A 56 year old, American born, white male entered the Milwaukee County Hospital the evening of
O'DONOVAN EJ, MURPHY FD. EXTRARENAL UREMIA: REPORT OF TWO CASES DUE TO PYLORIC OBSTRUCTION1. Ann Intern Med. 1944;21:662–668. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-21-4-662
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1944;21(4):662-668.
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