Proteinuria pp 195-207 | Cite as

Malignant Proteinuria

A Newly Described Syndrome and Its Management with Medical Nephrectomy
  • M. M. Avram

Abstract

From our own cases and cases reported by others emerges our clinical recognition that a new syndrome exists in patients with advanced uremia consisting of massive protein loss (over 25 g/day), to which we now give, for the first time, the designation “malignant proteinuria.” It is a life-threatening syndrome.

Keywords

Mercury Foam Tuberculosis Diarrhea Melphalan 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. M. Avram
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of NephrologyThe Avram Center for Kidney Diseases, The Long Island College HospitalBrooklynUSA
  2. 2.Department of MedicineState University of New York, Downstate Medical CenterBrooklynUSA

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