perinephritis


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perinephritis

(ˌpɛrɪnɪˈfraɪtɪs)
n
(Medicine) med the inflammation of the perinephrium
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Page first described it in 1939 [1] when he wrapped a canine kidney with cellophane, causing constrictive perinephritis leading to compression of the kidney parenchyma and hypertension.
In cases of NCCF, the underlying pathogenesis usually involves chronic granulomatous inflammation causes peripyelitis and perinephritis with adhesion of pelvis to the adjacent colonic area.