LOUIS M. ALEDORT, M.D.; MORRISON HODGES, M.D.; JAMES A. BROWN, B.A.
Renal involvement with lymphoma is frequent, but clinical symptoms due to lymphomatous kidney disease occur infrequently,
and death due to renal parenchymal involvement is very rare. The two patients reported here had renal lymphoma as their major clinical problem. In both cases, death was due to progressive renal failure secondary to almost total renal parenchymal replacement by tumor.
Patient A. C. (SMH 58-97-48), a 31-year-old housewife, was in good health until October, 1963, when she developed a low-grade fever, a chronic nonproductive cough, dyspnea, and chest pain. Physical examination revealed a left supraclavicular and left axillary
ALEDORT LM, HODGES M, BROWN JA. Irreversible Renal Failure Due to Malignant Lymphoma. Ann Intern Med. 1966;65:117–121. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-65-1-117
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;65(1):117-121.
Hematology/Oncology, Leukemia/Lymphoma, Nephrology.
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