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Scanning EM of a Proteinuric Glomerulus, eyescandy, renal pathology, arkana laboratories

Scanning EM of a Proteinuric Glomerulus

This eyeSCANdy image shows scanning EM of a proteinuric glomerulus with capillary loop showing widening and partial loss of interdigitating…

What does minimal change disease look like?
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Art of Medicine: Minimal Change Disease

The above painting shows podocytes with foot processes extending along the glomerular basement membrane of neighboring capillary loops. Effacement of…

CLL/SLL Patients, arkana laboratories,
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Twitter Poll (January 23, 2019)

ANSWER: A Although glomerular disease in patients with CLL/SLL is less common, the most frequent patterns of glomerular injury seen…

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Membranous Glomerulopathy, Art of Medicine
Art of Medicine

Art of Medicine: Membranous Glomerulopathy

The painting above depicts membranous glomerulopathy. A single glomerular capillary loop with confluent subepithelial and intramembranous electron dense deposits along…

Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS)
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FSGS Types

The 3 main FSGS Types Are there clues to help distinguish among primary, genetic, and secondary focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS)…

FSGS Secondary
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Twitter Poll (March 14, 2018)

ANSWER: D FSGS secondary to adaptive changes usually present with glomerular hypertrophy (glomerulomegaly), perihilar distribution of sclerosis with hyaline deposits,…

By Vanessa Moreno, MD

Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis
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Foot Process Effacement and Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis

Knowing whether a patient has clinical nephrotic syndrome and knowing the degree of podocyte foot process effacement can be helpful…

Minimal Change Disease and New Onset DM Type I
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Minimal Change Disease and New Onset DM Type I

AN ODD COINCIDENCE? OR ARE THEY RELATED? This biopsy is from a teenager who had a viral illness 6 weeks…

Patrick D. Walker, MD renal pathologist at arkana laboratories
By Patrick D. Walker, MD
Diffuse Mesangial Hypercellularity
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Diffuse Mesangial Hypercellularity

This biopsy is from a previously healthy 3 year old female, who presented with sudden onset nephrotic syndrome, hypertension and…