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Extrarenal malignancy and the nephrotic syndrome.
  1. J M Heaton,
  2. M A Menzin,
  3. D N Carney

    Abstract

    The clinical and histological findings are described of a patient who presented with the nephrotic syndrome and was found at necropsy to have a bronchial carcinoma. Amyloidosis, renal vein thrombosis, and neoplastic infiltration of the kidneys were excluded. The kidneys showed a diffuse glomerulonephritis of mesangiocapillary type. The possible aetiological association between these two conditions is discussed.

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