Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Interstitial Nephritis Evaluation

The evaluation of acute interstitial nephritis begins with a medical history and physical examination.

Physical findings in someone with acute interstitial nephritis may include:

Blood and urine tests are required to make the diagnosis of acute interstitial nephritis.

Tests that may be used to evaluate acute interstitial nephritis include:

Additional tests that may be used to evaluate the kidney include:

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Last Updated: Nov 9, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Interstitial Nephritis References
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