1921
Volume 27, Issue 5
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Abstract

This report describes two Egyptian patients who presented with the nephrotic syndrome and concurrent infections with and Unlike similar cases previously reported from this unit, these patients did not respond to antimicrobial and antischistosomal therapy, and their renal biopsies demonstrated amyloidosis. These two case reports and several experimental observations suggest that chronic schistosomiasis and salmonellosis may lead to secondary amyloidosis in susceptible individuals.

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1978-09-01
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  • Accepted : 11 Mar 1978

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