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The spotted nephrogram of renal scleroderma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  179339     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The renal angiographic findings in our two patients with scleroderma and recent onset of hypertension included minor changes in the distal interlobar and arcuate arteries and a nephrogram displaying diffuse, spotty lucencies. Although the spotted nephrogram is occasionally seen in cases of severe nephrosclerosis, we believe that, in the absence of major arterial changes in the arcuate and distal interlobar arteries, it is virtually diagnostic of renal scleroderma.
J Winograd; D H Schimmel; A J Palubinskas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  126     ISSN:  0361-803X     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  1976 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-08-02     Completed Date:  1976-08-02     Revised Date:  2008-02-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  734-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Hypertension / etiology
Hypertension, Malignant / etiology
Kidney Diseases / pathology,  radiography*
Middle Aged
Renal Artery / radiography*
Scleroderma, Systemic / pathology,  radiography*

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