Renal Pathology Tutorial

Written by: J. Charles Jennette, MD
Produced by: F.W. Maddux, MD

This tutorial will eventually deal with all aspects of renal pathology. The following initial segment deals with normal glomerular histology and some of the diseases that cause the nephrotic syndrome. Subsequent segments will address diseases that cause the nephritic syndrome and asymptomatic hematuria, renal vascular diseases, tubulointerstitial diseases, renal allograft pathology, congenital renal diseases and renal neoplasms.

Normal kidney histology

Clinical Presentations of Glomerular Diseases

The Nephrotic Syndrome

Minimal Change Glomerulopathy

Membranous Glomerulopathy

Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis

Type I Membranoproliferative
(Mesangiocapillary) Glomerulonephritis

Type II Membranoproliferative
Glomerulonephritis, (Dense Deposit Disease)

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