tubular nephritis
tubulointerstitial nephritis nephritis of the tubules and interstitial tissues of the kidney, usually seen secondary to a drug sensitization, systemic infection, graft rejection, or autoimmune disease; characteristics include lymphocytes in interstitial infiltrate and within tubules, mild hematuria, and pyuria. See also acute tubulointerstitial n. and chronic tubulointerstitial n.

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