interstitial nephritis

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interstitial nephritis

[¦in·tər¦stish·əl nə′frīd·əs]
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Class IV-G and IV-S lupus nephritis, interstitial infiltrates and prognosis: state of the art and unmet medical needs.
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.