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Balkan Nephropathy MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Balkan Nephropathy
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.351.968.419.570.643.150
C12.200.777.419.570.643.150
C12.950.419.570.643.150
Unique ID
D001449
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001449
Annotation
do not specify geography unless particularly discussed
Scope Note
A form of chronic interstitial nephritis that is endemic to limited areas of BULGARIA, the former YUGOSLAVIA, and ROMANIA. It is characterized by a progressive shrinking of the KIDNEYS that is often associated with uroepithelial tumors.
Entry Term(s)
Balkan Endemic Nephropathy
Danubian Endemic Familial Nephropathy
Endemic Nephropathy, Balkan
Nephropathy, Balkan
Previous Indexing
Kidney Diseases (1966-1981)
Nephritis (1966-1975)
Nephritis, Interstitial (1969-1981)
Pyelonephritis (1966-1969)
Public MeSH Note
1991; see NEPHRITIS, INTERSTITIAL 1982-90; for Danubian Endemic Familial Nephropathy see Hemorrhagic Fever with Renal Syndrome 2012
History Note
1991(1982); use NEPHRITIS, INTERSTITIAL 1982-90; for Danubian Endemic Familial Nephropathy use Hemorrhagic Fever with Renal Syndrome 2012
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1981/02/23
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Balkan Nephropathy Preferred
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