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focal glomerulonephritis with abscess formation in the kidney.
sup·pu·ra·tive ne·phri·tis(sŭp'yŭr-ă-tiv nĕ-frī'tis)
Focal glomerulonephritis with abscess formation in the kidney.
Nephritis associated with abscesses in the kidney.
See also: nephritis
inflammation of the kidney; a focal or diffuse proliferative or destructive disease that may involve the glomerulus, tubule or interstitial renal tissue. See also glomerulonephritis, interstitial nephritis (below), nephrosis, pyelonephritis.
caused by infected emboli lodging in renal vessels. One or more abscesses may develop, causing signs referable to toxemia. There may be intermittent pyuria. Renal dysfunction is likely only if most of the renal mass is destroyed.
a diffuse lesion characterized by interstitial inflammation and fibrosis, sometimes attributed to hematogenous infection with Leptospira spp. There is a secondary glomerular and vascular injury. It is manifested by polyuria, urine of low specific gravity, and terminal uremia.
glomerulonephritis associated with systemic lupus erythematosus.
nephritis affecting the parenchyma of the kidney.
a form accompanied by suppuration and abscessation of the kidney.
nephropathy following transfusion from an incompatible donor.