Israel Nussenzveig

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A 66-year-old white man presented with severe chronic renal failure. He had no past or present symptomatic glucose intolerance nor a family history of diabetes mellitus. Several fasting plasma glucose determinations, hemoglobin Alc and an oral glucose tolerance test were normal. Funduscopic ophthalmoscopy and retinal fluorescein angiography did not(More)
(1)Institute of Tropical Medicine, São Paulo, SP, Brasil. (2)Division of Nephrology, “Hospital das Clinicas”, University of S. Paulo, Medical School, S. Paulo, SP, Brasil. (3)São Paulo Federal University Medical School, Dept. of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, S. Paulo, SP, Brazil. Correspondence to: Dr. Thales De Brito, Av. Dr. Enéas de(More)
Schistosomal nephropathy has long been related to the hepatosplenic form of schistosomiasis. In the last few years, 24 patients with hepatointestinal schistosomiasis and the nephrotic syndrome were studied. Aiming at evaluating a possible etiologic participation of schistosomiasis in the development of the nephropathy, this group was comparatively studied(More)