MARTIN PERLMUTTER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
There is general agreement as to the basic pathophysiology, the usual chemical abnormalities of the serum and urine, the average clinical course, and the desired therapy for renal failure due to tubular necrosis.1, 2, 3, 4 However, because of this unanimity of opinion, the unusual case may either be misdiagnosed or be treated in a rather routine fashion without regard to exceptional complications, which may necessitate departure from the usual therapy.
It is the purpose of this presentation to describe three cases which differed from the classic type. First the concept of the classical clinical features of acute tubular necrosis
PERLMUTTER M. UNUSUAL CASES OF ACUTE TUBULAR NECROSIS*. Ann Intern Med. 1957;47:81–91. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-47-1-81
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1957;47(1):81-91.
Acute Kidney Injury, Nephrology.
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