Skip to Content
Medical Term:

acute interstitial nephritis

Definition

interstitial nephritis with variable tubular damage and infiltration by numerous neutrophils, resulting from bacterial infection, urinary tract obstruction, or other causes (including drugs), which may be hypersensitivity reactions; accompanied by renal failure, fever, blood or tissue eosinophilia, and rash.

© Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.
Hide