The Syndrome of Tubulointerstitial Nephritis With Uveitis (TINU).

  title={The Syndrome of Tubulointerstitial Nephritis With Uveitis (TINU).},
  author={David M Clive and Vijay K. Vanguri},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  volume={72 1},
The syndrome of tubulointerstitial nephritis and uveitis (TINU) is a multisystemic autoimmune disorder that may occur in response to various environmental triggers, including drugs and microbial pathogens. Evidence exists of HLA antigen-related genetic predisposition to developing TINU. The resulting inflammation affects chiefly the ocular uvea and renal tubules, although other organs may be involved. TINU is uncommon; only about 200 cases are on record since its original description 40 years… CONTINUE READING
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