interstitial nephritis

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interstitial nephritis

[¦in·tər¦stish·əl nə′frīd·əs]
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When the cases of ESRD were categorized by nine possible causes--diabetes, hypertension, glomerulonephritis, hereditary nephritis, interstitial nephritis, cystic kidney disease, secondary glomerulonephritis, drug-induced, and other causes--the clear majority of cases among subjects who had hematuria in adolescence were found to be due to glomerular disease.
The main autopsy findings included myocarditis, interstitial nephritis, interstitial pneumonitis, encephalitis, and generalized lymphadenitis.
Mycoplasma pneumoniae has been linked to renal diseases such as mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis type II, acute glomerulonephritis IgA nephritis, interstitial nephritis, and asymptomatic glomerulonephritis.