Adult Fanconi's Syndrome With Renal Tubular Acidosis in Association With Renal Amyloidosis:  Occurrence in a Patient With Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Jose Rochman, MD; Chaim Lichtig, MD; Daniel Osterweill, MD; Ilana Tatarsky, MD; Shmuel Eidelman, MD
Arch Intern Med. 1980;140(10):1361-1363. doi:10.1001/archinte.1980.00330210109033.
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• In a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, multiple renal tubular defects developed in association with urinary excretion of κ light chain proteins and peritubular deposits and casts of amyloid. Proximal tubular dysfunction, resembling adult Fanconi's syndrome, was suggested by an increased urinary loss of phosphate and urate and glycosuria. Renal tubular acidosis with hypokalemia and a marked impairment of the urinary concentrating mechanism were also observed.

(Arch Intern Med 140:1361-1363, 1980)


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