Medical Definition of Nephritic syndrome

1. A disease of the kidneys that results in inflammation of the glomerulus (the portion of the kidney that filters the blood). Conditions which may cause glomerulonephritis include post-streptococcal disease (strep throat), lupus, syphilis, bacterial endocarditis, membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis, sepsis, vasculitis, Goodpasture's syndrome, typhoid fever, Henoch-Schonlein purpura, hepatitis or a viral infection (for example mumps, measles, mononucleosis). (27 Sep 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nephritic Syndrome

nephric blastema
nephric duct
nephridia
nephridial
nephridiopore
nephrin
nephrins
nephrism
nephrisms
nephrite
nephrites
nephritic
nephritic calculus
nephritic factor
nephritic syndrome (current term)
nephritical
nephritick
nephritics
nephritides
nephritis
nephritis gravidarum
nephritises
nephritogenic
nephro-
nephroangiosclerosis
nephroblastema
nephroblastoma
nephroblastomas
nephroblastomata

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