nephritis (interstitial)

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These are a group of diseases which are characterised by histological and functional damage to the tubules and the interstitium of the kidney.

The main types of tubulo-interstitial disease are:

  • chronic pyelonephritis
  • drug-induced tubulo-interstitial nephritis
  • metabolic tubulo-interstitial nephritis
  • malignant tubulo-interstitial nephritis

Last reviewed 07/2021

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