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Shallow Craters Along Subepithelial Aspect of the Basement Membrane

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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