oa South African Medical Journal - Renal amyloidosis in blacks
|Article Title||Renal amyloidosis in blacks|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Renal Unit, Baragwanath Hospital and University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Aug 1979|
|Pages||715 - 718|
|Keyword(s)||Biochemistry, Black population, Clinical data, Haematatology, Histology and Renal amyloidosis|
In a retrospective survey of renal amyloidosis in a large general hospital, only 7 cases were found. Patients generally presented with nephrotic syndrome and symptoms of fluid overload; hypertension on presentation was unusual.
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