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Amyloidosis complicating cystic fibrosis.
  1. K Gaffney,
  2. D Gibbons,
  3. B Keogh,
  4. M X FitzGerald
  1. St Vincent's Hospital, Dublin, Republic of Ireland.

    Abstract

    Two patients with cystic fibrosis developed acute onset nephrotic syndrome and died within three months of presentation. Examination of renal biopsy specimens indicated amyloid. The onset of proteinuria or a fall in baseline renal function should alert the physician to this rare complication.

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