perinephritis


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perinephritis

(ˌpɛrɪnɪˈfraɪtɪs)
n
(Medicine) med the inflammation of the perinephrium
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Page, "The production of persistent arterial hypertension by cellophane perinephritis," The Journal of the American Medical Association, vol.
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.