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Diseases » Nephritis » Summary
 

What is Nephritis?

What is Nephritis?

  • Nephritis: Any type of kidney inflammation.
  • Nephritis: an inflammation of the kidney.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Nephritis: Introduction

Types of Nephritis:

Types of Nephritis:

Broader types of Nephritis:

How serious is Nephritis?

Average life years lost for Nephritis: 11.6 years for nephritis/nephrosis (SEER)1; 13.3 for nephritis/nephrotic syndrome/nephrosis in North Carolina2.
Deaths for Nephritis: 39,480 in USA 2001 (CDC)

What causes Nephritis?

Causes of Nephritis: see causes of Nephritis

What are the symptoms of Nephritis?

Symptoms of Nephritis: see symptoms of Nephritis

Nephritis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Nephritis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Nephritis.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Nephritis: see treatments for Nephritis
Alternative treatments for Nephritis: see alternative treatments for Nephritis
Research for Nephritis: see research for Nephritis

Society issues for Nephritis


Hospitalization statistics for Nephritis: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Nephritis:

  • 0.015% (1,916) of hospital consultant episodes were for acute tubulo-intersititial nephritis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 80% of hospital consultant episodes for acute tubulo-intersititial nephritis required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 17% of hospital consultant episodes for acute tubulo-intersititial nephritis were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 83% of hospital consultant episodes for acute tubulo-intersititial nephritis were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 95% of hospital consultant episodes for acute tubulo-intersititial nephritis required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 5.2 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for acute tubulo-intersititial nephritis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for acute tubulo-intersititial nephritis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Nephritis:

Organs and body systems related to Nephritis include:

Name and Aliases of Nephritis

Main name of condition: Nephritis

Other names or spellings for Nephritis:

Acute interstitial (allergic) nephritis

Bright's disease
Source - WordNet 2.1

Nephritis: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Nephritis:



Footnotes:
1. SEER Cancer Statistics Review 1975-2000, National Cancer Institute (NCI)
2. Years of Potential Life Lost in North Carolina, NCMJ March/April 2002, Volume 63, Number 2
 

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