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What is Megalocytic interstitial nephritis?

What is Megalocytic interstitial nephritis?

  • Megalocytic interstitial nephritis: A rare form of chronic kidney disease where the kidney is inflamed. The body's own immune system may be involved in the inflammation.

Megalocytic interstitial nephritis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Megalocytic interstitial nephritis, or a subtype of Megalocytic interstitial nephritis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Megalocytic interstitial nephritis: Introduction

Types of Megalocytic interstitial nephritis:

Broader types of Megalocytic interstitial nephritis:

What causes Megalocytic interstitial nephritis?

Causes of Megalocytic interstitial nephritis: see causes of Megalocytic interstitial nephritis

What are the symptoms of Megalocytic interstitial nephritis?

Symptoms of Megalocytic interstitial nephritis: see symptoms of Megalocytic interstitial nephritis

Megalocytic interstitial nephritis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Megalocytic interstitial nephritis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Megalocytic interstitial nephritis.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Megalocytic interstitial nephritis: see treatments for Megalocytic interstitial nephritis

Name and Aliases of Megalocytic interstitial nephritis

Main name of condition: Megalocytic interstitial nephritis

Other names or spellings for Megalocytic interstitial nephritis:

Interstitial megalocytic nephritis, Transplant megalocytic interstitial nephritis (type)

Interstitial megalocytic nephritis, Transplant megalocytic interstitial nephritis (type)
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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