Atlas of Renal Pathology II

This is a series of blog posts related to AJKD‘s Atlas of Renal Pathology II.

Atlas: Clinical Quiz 5

June 7, 2016 // 12 Comments

A 70-year-old woman was diagnosed with Sjögren syndrome four years ago. She also has a history of hypertension, which has recently become difficult to control. She presented with shortness of breath and was found to have pericardial effusion and a [read more...]

Atlas: Clinical Quiz 4

December 3, 2015 // 1 Comment

Post prepared by and all images courtesy of Tibor Nadasdy, MD, AJKD Blog Contributor and AJKD Kidney Biopsy Teaching Case Advisory Board member.  For a PDF version of the question & answer, please click here. Click on an image for a larger [read more...]

Diffuse Mesangial Sclerosis

October 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Congenital (presenting before age 3 months) and infantile (presenting at age 4-12 months) nephrotic syndrome are commonly caused by genetic defects. Diffuse mesangial sclerosis (DMS) is a histopathologic finding in some children with congenital [read more...]

Atlas: Clinical Quiz 3

September 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Post prepared by and all images courtesy of Tibor Nadasdy, MD, AJKD Blog Contributor and AJKD Kidney Biopsy Teaching Case Advisory Board member.  For a PDF version of the question & answer, please click here. Click on an image for a larger [read more...]