1891 Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)  
rently as the result of the influenza. Undoubt¬ edly the cardiac complications frequently resulted from a rheumatism which was associated with the influenza, but most cases were apparently of ner¬ vous origin, and in some myocarditis or fatty de¬ generation of the organ appeared due to the spe¬ cific effects of the morbific agent causing the epidemic, independently of rheumatism or other diseases in which the heart is secondarily in¬ volved. Renal affections were frequentlv observed by Dr. I.
more » ... bserved by Dr. I. N. Danforth10 as the result of the influ¬ enza, which appeared to induce, first, hyperaemia more constant and intense than provoked by other acute febrile diseases ; second, a catarrhal nephri¬ tis; and third, a croupous nephritis, as demon¬ strated by an increased quantity of albumin, and the presence of true hyaline casts.
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