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The National Kidney Foundation notes that lupus nephritis, a particular type of lupus, causes inflammation of the kidneys and the surrounding blood vessels, attacking them like a disease.
White House doctors diagnosed President Chester A. Arthur with Bright's Disease, now known as nephritis or inflammation of the kidneys.
According to the National Institutes of Health, symptoms of lupus nephritis include swelling in the legs, feet, ankles and face
According to the National Kidney Foundation, there are various types of lupus, but the one that impacts your kidneys is called lupus nephritis.
British physician Richard Bright recognized the association of dark urine color and kidney disease in the late 1820s, describing the many symptoms of nephritis.
Through a lawsuit, the consumer advocacy group Public Citizen forced the FDA in 2014 to add acute interstitial nephritis, a kidney disorder in which structures in the kidneys become swollen, said the nonprofit’s Almashat.
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Origin and Etymology of nephritis
First Known Use: 1566See Words from the same year
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