Bright's disease

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Synonyms for Bright's disease

an inflammation of the kidney

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The old captain died in 1886 impoverished and suffering from Bright's disease.
Macy died in Parts in 1877 of Bright's disease. An obituary in The New York Times praised his accomplishments."His energy and enterprise in business and the strict attention he gave to every detail of it gained for him a host of staunch friends," the obituary noted.
Decapsulation of the kidney for chronic Bright's disease. Cal State J Med 1903;1:391.
However, he fell ill with Bright's disease and, despite the best of treatment in London hospitals, within five years he was dead, at the age of 49.
5) Which organ of the body is affected by Bright's Disease? 6) Which "F" would a vexilloligist be an expert on?
On certain points in the anatomy and pathology of Bright's disease. Trans Med Chir Soc.
He died on January 18, 1954 from the effects of diabetes and Bright's Disease.
Peitzman (medicine, Drexel U.) traces the evolution of diagnoses and treatments, from the days when medical manuals were delivered on stone tablets to the era of "Bright's Disease," now understood to be a series of discrete and complex renal conditions.
However he was released from Dartmoor Prison on the grounds of ill-health and died of Bright's Disease in 1917, aged 43.
Whatever the proximate cause, little could be done for Bright's disease. There were no renal dialysis units, no kidney transplants.
When Shlenker died of Bright's Disease at the age of 48 in 1913, the Vicksburg Evening News reported on its front page, "A pall of sorrow was cast over the entire community this morning when the news of the death of Mr.