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Twitter Poll (February 27, 2019)

Vanessa Moreno, MD
By Vanessa Moreno, MD

Feb 28, 2019

Endocapillary hypercellularity, arkana laboratories, twitter poll

Answer: B
“Endocapillary hypercellularity” is the new term recommended to be used instead of “endocapillary proliferation”. This is a more accurate term as an increase in cellularity can be the result of inflammatory influx and does not necessarily requires proliferation.

Reference:
Bajema IM, et al. Revision of the International Society of Nephrology/Renal Pathology Society classification for lupus nephritis: clarification of definitions, and modified National Institutes of Health activity and chronicity indices. Kidney Int. 2018;93:789-796.

 

 

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