A 44-year-old member asked:
What exactly is trench nephritis?
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Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
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Urology 53 years experience
Obsolete: "Trench Nephritis" is an obsolete term for glomerulonephritis..It goes back to World War I when a lot of soldiers developed it. There are different types of nephritis (inflammation of microscopic anatomical portions of the kidney called the glomeruli). There are different types of nephritis but hen the term is used without specifying,they usually are referring to glomerulonephritis.Hope this answe
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Last updated Mar 2, 2019
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