What renal state do these glomerular changes represent?
The photomicrograph shows glomerular tuft retraction with markedly corrugated glomerular basement membranes and periglomerular fibrosis. These findings are somewhat non-specific, but are often associated with kidney ischemia. In this case the patient had severe and uncontrolled hypertension with marked arteriosclerosis.
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