perinephritis

perinephritis

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peri·ne·phri·tis -ni-'frīt-əs n, pl -phrit·i·des -'frit-ə-.dēz inflammation of the tissues surrounding the kidney

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n.
inflammation of the tissues around the kidney. This is usually due to spread of infection from the kidney itself (see pyelonephritis, pyonephrosis). The patient has pain in the loins, fever, and fits of shivering. Prompt treatment of the underlying renal infection is required to prevent progression to an abscess.

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peri·ne·phri·tis (per″e-nə-friґtis) [peri- + nephr- + -itis] inflammation of perinephric tissue, marked by fever, local pain, and tenderness on pressure. Cf. perinephric abscess, under abscess. perinephritic adj

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