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Shallow Craters Along Subepithelial Aspect of the Basement Membrane

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

Feb 08, 2022

Shallow Craters in acellular scanning EM image

This acellular scanning EM from a biopsy with membranous glomerulonephritis, stage I shows numerous small shallow depressions and occasional larger foci forming shallow “craters” along the subepithelial aspect of the basement membrane.

Photo credits to Dr. Stephen Bonsib!

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