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Categories: Kidney and Bladder

This develops most often in cases of Arterio-sclerosis
or chronic interstitial nephritis, (one kind of Bright's disease). The

symptoms are less severe than those of acute uraemia, but similar, and of

gradual onset, sometimes with symptoms of the acute attack. There is often

constant headache and difficult breathing; the tongue is brown and dry,

sometimes there is nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, sleeplessness, cramps of

the legs and much itching may be present. It may last for years. Death may

occur when the patient is in coma (deep sleep). There may have been mania,

muscular twitchings or convulsions before death.

Treatment. Found under "Chronic Interstitial Nephritis."