Kidney nontumor
Infections / parasites
Adenovirus

Author: Nikhil Sangle, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 22 August 2018, last major update September 2012

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PubMed Search: Adenovirus [title] kidney pathology

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Definition / general
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Hemorrhage and necrosis
  • Tubulitis with intranuclear inclusion bodies; either smudge cells, Cowdry A intranuclear inclusions or full type intranuclear containing cells (Hum Pathol 1991;22:1225)
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Adenovirus immunoperoxidase stain

Electron microscopy description
  • Intranuclear crystalline arrays of 75 - 80 nm viral particles