interstitial nephritis

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interstitial nephritis

[¦in·tər¦stish·əl nə′frīd·əs]
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Balkan endemic nephropathy, a familial form of chronic tubulointerstitial nephritis, is associated frequently with urothelial carcinoma of the upper urinary tract.
Nonneoplastic Changes in Nephrectomy Specimens Removed for Renal Neoplasms * Changes Percentage Normal 10 Vascular changes with normal parenchyma 29 Vascular changes with parenchymal scarring 22 Diabetic nephropathy 23 Others 8 Atheroembolism 2 Acute tubulointerstitial nephritis 2.
Tubulointerstitial nephritis is a common complication of therapeutic interventions (Table 2), found in up to 25% of all renal biopsies performed for acute renal failure.
Tubulointerstitial Injury Due to Nonprescription Drugs Medicinal herbs, particularly those containing aristolochic acid, have known renal toxicity, resulting in a severe tubulointerstitial nephritis and urinary tract carcinomas.
By light microscopy (Figure 1, original magnification x100), the biopsy showed tubulointerstitial nephritis with a predominantly lymphocytic infiltrate.