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Nephritis, Hereditary

"Nephritis, Hereditary" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A group of inherited conditions characterized initially by HEMATURIA and slowly progressing to RENAL INSUFFICIENCY. The most common form is the Alport syndrome (hereditary nephritis with HEARING LOSS) which is caused by mutations in genes for TYPE IV COLLAGEN and defective GLOMERULAR BASEMENT MEMBRANE.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Nephritis, Hereditary" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Nephritis, Hereditary" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 53 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 1992
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