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What to do if i have tubulointerstitial nephritis can some explain to me what it does exactly?

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Dr. Kalyani Perumal
Nephrology and Dialysis 30 years experience
Kidney structure: Kidney specialists look at kidney as 3 compartments- glomerulus, tubulointerstitial and vascular.Tubulointerstitium consists of tubules and interstitium involved in absorption/secretion of electrolytes, water and acids. When diseases affect this part, it is called tubulointerstial nephritis.
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