Megalocytic interstitial nephritis

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Megalocytic interstitial nephritis

Megalocytic interstitial nephritis is a rare chronic kidney disease that is characterized by inflammation of the kidney. It is similar to malakoplakia of the kidney. In this condition the inflammation is caused by various infiltrate, particularly histiocytes. A histiocyte is a type of immune cell that eats foreign substances in an effort to protect the body from infection.
 

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Megalocytic interstitial nephritis following acute pyelonephritis with Escherichia coli bacteremia: a case report.
 

Author(s): Hee Jin Kwon, Kwai Han Yoo, In Young Kim, Seulkee Lee, Hye Ryoun Jang, Ghee Young Kwon

Journal: J. Korean Med. Sci.. 2015 Jan;30(1):110-4.

 

Megalocytic interstitial nephritis is a rare form of kidney disease caused by chronic inflammation. We report a case of megalocytic interstitial nephritis occurring in a 45-yrold woman who presented with oliguric acute kidney injury and acute pyelonephritis accompanied by Escherichia ...

Last Updated: 1 Jan 2015

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