MELVIN KAHN, M.D.; ARTHUR D. MERRITT, M.D.; MARTIN J. WOHL, M.D.; JACK ORLOFF, M.D.
In the course of a recent study at the National Institutes of Health of the clinical and immunological abnormalities present in patients with Sjögren's syndrome (1-4), persistent hyposthenuria was observed in one of the subjects. In view of the systemic nature of this syndrome and the paucity of investigations of renal function (5, 6), further studies were performed in 8 patients with this disorder. The results of these studies of renal function are the subject of this report.
Renal function studies were performed in 8 patients with Sjögren's syndrome. Patients selected for study had symptomatic xerostomia and a random
KAHN M, MERRITT AD, WOHL MJ, ORLOFF J. Renal Concentrating Defect in Sjögren's Syndrome. Ann Intern Med. ;56:883–895. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-56-6-883
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