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A case of nephrotic syndrome with rapid spontaneous remission in an elderly patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9353969     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In July 1994, a 70-year-old woman was diagnosed as having nephrotic syndrome with proteinuria of 8 to 10 g/day and a serum albumin level of 1.8 g/dl. She was hospitalized in August 1994 for investigation. The urinary findings then normalized, with urinary protein and occult blood both negative and total urinary protein excretion at 0 g/day. A renal biopsy was performed, and spontaneous remission of minimal change nephrotic syndrome was diagnosed. This is an interesting case involving rapid remission of minimal change nephrotic syndrome in an elderly patient.
Authors:
K Kanahara; N Yorioka; J Kumagai; D Amimoto; T Nishiki; M Ochiai; Y Taniguchi; M Yamakido
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hiroshima journal of medical sciences     Volume:  46     ISSN:  0018-2052     ISO Abbreviation:  Hiroshima J. Med. Sci.     Publication Date:  1997 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-11-21     Completed Date:  1997-11-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0421060     Medline TA:  Hiroshima J Med Sci     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  93-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Onomichi General Hospital, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Female
Humans
Kidney / physiopathology
Nephrotic Syndrome / physiopathology*
Remission, Spontaneous

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