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Glomerular Basement Membranes

Stephen Bonsib, M.D., M.S.
By Stephen Bonsib, M.D., M.S.

Aug 24, 2021

Glomerular Basement Membranes, Subepithelial deposits

This eyeSCANdy image shows an acellular scanning EM of glomerular basement membranes from a biopsy with membranous glomerulonephritis, stage II showing a reticular pattern of the subepithelial GBM. The extracted deposits previously resided in the dark spaces. The lighter GBM corresponds to “spikes” on silver stain.
 
Photo credits to Dr. Stephen Bonsib.

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