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Nephritis, Interstitial MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Nephritis, Interstitial
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.351.968.419.570.643
C12.200.777.419.570.643
C12.950.419.570.643
Unique ID
D009395
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009395
Scope Note
Inflammation of the interstitial tissue of the kidney. This term is generally used for primary inflammation of KIDNEY TUBULES and/or surrounding interstitium. For primary inflammation of glomerular interstitium, see GLOMERULONEPHRITIS. Infiltration of the inflammatory cells into the interstitial compartment results in EDEMA, increased spaces between the tubules, and tubular renal dysfunction.
Entry Term(s)
Interstitial Nephritis
Nephritis, Tubulointerstitial
Tubulointerstitial Nephritis
Public MeSH Note
64
History Note
64
Date Established
1964/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Nephritis, Interstitial Preferred
Nephritis, Tubulointerstitial Narrower
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