Haematuria and Diabetic Nephropathy

  • Priscilla Kincaid-Smith
  • Judith A. Whitworth

Abstract

The diagnosis of diabetic nephropathy is often straightforward. The patient has had long-standing juvenile-onset insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, has developed retinopathy and proteinuria, and then has progressed to chronic renal failure. Haematuria has not been regarded as a prominent feature of the disease, and the urinary sediment has been ignored by the majority of authors.

Keywords

Warfarin Proteinuria Ghost Nephritis Amyloidosis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Priscilla Kincaid-Smith
    • 1
  • Judith A. Whitworth
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MedicineSt. George Hospital, University of New South WalesKogarahAustralia

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