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Twitter Poll (April 1, 2021)

By Joel Murphy, MD

Apr 02, 2021

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Answer: B, Granulomatous TIN


The classic finding for renal sarcoidosis is that of a non-necrotizing granulomatous tubulointerstitial nephritis (Granulomatous TIN). However, on biopsy this finding is non-specific and thus the differential diagnosis would also include drug/hypersensitivity reaction, infections (i.e. mycobacterial, fungal), and autoimmune disease. Sarcoidosis is considered a diagnosis of exclusion and thus clinical correlation is required.




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