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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 231-234
Successful Treatment of Chyluria, Glomerular and Tubular Abnormalities in a Young Lady with Silver Nitrate Instillation


Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Georgi Abraham
Department of Medicine, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai - 600 116,Tamil Nadu
India
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A 21- year-old lady presented with chyluria, severe malnutrition, secondary amenorrhea, profound hypoalbuminemia, heavy proteinuria and renal tubular abnormalities suggestive of Type IV renal tubular acidosis. No particular cause for chyluria could be ascertained. She was successfully treated with an injection of 2% silver nitrate into the left ureter and urinary bladder. She continues to be well after 15 years of follow-up.


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