Definition of Nephritis. Meaning of Nephritis. Synonyms of Nephritis

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Definition of Nephritis

Nephritis
Nephritis Ne*phri"tis, n. [L., fr. gr. ? (sc. ?), fr. ? a kidney.] (Med.) An inflammation of the kidneys.

Meaning of Nephritis from wikipedia

- implied when using the term "nephritis" without qualification. Interstitial nephritis (or tubulo-interstitial nephritis) is inflammation of the spaces...
- Interstitial nephritis, also known as tubulointerstitial nephritis, is inflammation of the area of the kidney known as the interstitium, which consists...
- Lupus nephritis is an inflammation of the kidneys caused by systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), an autoimmune disease. It is a type of glomerulonephritis...
- glomerular necrosis and crescents were observed. Correspondingly, HSP nephritis has a higher frequency of glomerular staining for fibrin compared with...
- Shunt nephritis is a rare disease of the kidney that can occur in patients being treated for hydrocephalus with a cerebral shunt. It usually results from...
- erythematosus. Individuals with cerebral shunts are at risk of developing shunt nephritis, which frequently produces MGN.[citation needed] Microscopically, MGN...
- the label hereditary nephritis, but this is misleading as there are many other causes of hereditary kidney disease and 'nephritis'. Alport syndrome is...
- Tubulointerstitial nephritis and uveitis (TINU) is a rare medical condition in which there is uveitis (inflammation of the uvea in the eye) together with...
- the disease is more severe in male Samo****s. Also known as hereditary nephritis, it is caused by a nonsense mutation in codon 1027 of the COL4A5 gene...
- diseases that would be described in modern medicine as acute or chronic nephritis. It was characterized by swelling and the presence of albumin in the urine...
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