Several weeks after reading the interesting article, "Acute Interstitial Nephritis in Children: A Report of 13 Cases and Review of the Literature" (Ellis D, Fried WA, Yunis EJ, et al: Pediatrics 67:862, 1981), a 10-year old girl was admitted to our Department with a history of five days' fever [100.1 to 100.2 F (37.8 to 37.9 C)], progressive fatigue, anorexia, diffuse abdominal pain, and vomiting. The mother noticed, one day prior to her admission, a decreased urinary output.
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Letters to the Editor| April 01 1982
Diagnosis of Acute Interstitial Nephritis: Is a Kidney Biopsy Necessary?
Pediatrics (1982) 69 (4): 505.
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E. Somekh, D. Fried, A. Hanukoglu, U. Raviv; Diagnosis of Acute Interstitial Nephritis: Is a Kidney Biopsy Necessary?. Pediatrics April 1982; 69 (4): 505. 10.1542/peds.69.4.505a
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