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Encyclopedia > Interstitial nephritis
Interstitial nephritis
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ICD-10 N10-N12
ICD-O:
ICD-9 580.89, 581.89, 582.89, 583.89
OMIM [1]
MedlinePlus 000464
eMedicine med/1596
DiseasesDB 6854

Interstitial nephritis (or Tubulo-interstitial nephritis) is a form of nephritis affecting the interstititum of the kidneys surrounding the tubules. The following codes are used with International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems. ... // N00-N39 - Diseases of the genitourinary system: urinary system (N00-N08) Glomerular diseases Prefixes: .2 Diffuse membranous glomerulonephritis (N00) Acute nephritic syndrome (N01) Rapidly progressive nephritic syndrome (N02) Recurrent and persistent haematuria (N03) Chronic nephritic syndrome (N04) Nephrotic syndrome Lipoid nephrosis (N05) Unspecified nephritic syndrome (N06) Isolated proteinuria with specified... // N00-N39 - Diseases of the genitourinary system: urinary system (N00-N08) Glomerular diseases Prefixes: .2 Diffuse membranous glomerulonephritis (N00) Acute nephritic syndrome (N01) Rapidly progressive nephritic syndrome (N02) Recurrent and persistent haematuria (N03) Chronic nephritic syndrome (N04) Nephrotic syndrome Lipoid nephrosis (N05) Unspecified nephritic syndrome (N06) Isolated proteinuria with specified... The International Classification of Diseases for Oncology (ICD-O) is a domain specific extension of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems for tumor diseases. ... The following is a list of codes for International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems. ... The Mendelian Inheritance in Man project is a database that catalogues all the known diseases with a genetic component, and - when possible - links them to the relevant genes in the human genome. ... MedlinePlus (medlineplus. ... eMedicine is an online clinical medical knowledge base that was founded in 1996. ... The Diseases Database is a free website that provides information about the relationships between medical conditions, symptoms, and medications. ... Nephritis is inflammation of the kidney. ... Human kidneys viewed from behind with spine removed The kidneys are bean-shaped excretory organs in vertebrates. ... Nephron of the kidney A nephron is the basic structural and functional unit of the kidney. ...


Common causes include infection, or reaction to medication (such as an analgesic or antibiotics.) An analgesic (colloquially known as painkiller) is any member of the diverse group of drugs used to relieve pain and to achieve analgesia. ... An antibiotic is a drug that kills or slows the growth of bacteria. ...


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Lifespan's A - Z Health Information Library - Health Illustrated Encyclopedia - Interstitial nephritis (717 words)
Interstitial nephritis is a kidney disorder caused by inflammation of the tubules and the spaces between the tubules and the glomeruli.
Interstitial nephritis is associated with analgesic nephropathy, and can also occur with allergic reaction to a drug (acute interstitial allergic nephritis) or as a side effect of medications such as antibiotics (penicillin, ampicillin, methicillin, sulfonamide medications, and others).
A kidney biopsy confirms the diagnosis of interstitial nephritis and is used to evaluate the extent of damage to the kidney.
Interstitial nephritis (383 words)
Tubulointerstitial nephritis; Nephritis - interstitial; Acute interstitial (allergic) nephritis
Interstitial nephritis involves inflammation of the spaces between the renal tubules and may include inflammation of the tubules.
Interstitial nephritis is one of the lesions associated with analgesic nephropathy, and can also occur with allergic reaction to a drug (acute interstitial allergic nephritis) or as a side effect of medications.
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