Descriptor English: Nephritis
Descriptor Spanish: Nefritis
Descriptor nefritis
Scope note: Inflamación del riñón, proceso proliferativo o destructivo, focal o difuso que puede afectar a los glomérulos, a los túbulos o al tejido renal intersticial. (Dorland, 28a ed)
Descriptor Portuguese: Nefrite
Descriptor French: Néphrite
Entry term(s): Nephritides
Tree number(s): C12.050.351.968.419.570
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Inflammation of any part of the KIDNEY.
Annotation: familial: consider also NEPHRITIS, HEREDITARY
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 9586
Unique ID: D009393
NLM Classification: WJ 353
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Nephritis - Preferred
Concept UI M0014626
Scope note Inflammation of any part of the KIDNEY.
Preferred term Nephritis
Entry term(s) Nephritides

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