TITLE

The kidney in sickle cell anemia

AUTHOR(S)
Alleyne, George A. O.; van Eps, L. W. Statius; Addae, Stephen K.; Nicholson, George D.; Schouten, H.
PUB. DATE
January 1975
SOURCE
Kidney International;Jan1975, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p371
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the morphology of the kidney in sickle cell disease. Impact of the disease on kidney; Factors causing glomerular enlargement and congestion in the body; Changes in the kidney ultrastructure on the onset of the disease.
ACCESSION #
17965942

 

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