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Rheumatoid disease presenting as a nephrotic syndrome.
  1. C D Short,
  2. L R Solomon,
  3. N P Mallick,
  4. J D Mackay
  1. Department of Renal Medicine, Manchester Royal Infirmary.


    A 62 year old man with no relevant previous history presented with a nephrotic syndrome. Renal biopsy showed a membranous glomerulopathy and coincident investigation showed high serum titres of rheumatoid factors. It was not until some months later that he developed articular and extra-articular manifestations of rheumatoid arthritis.

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