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Kidney non-tumor

Primary Glomerular Diseases

Focal proliferative and necrotizing glomerulonephritis


Reviewers: Nikhil Sangle, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 12 August 2013, last major update July 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Only parts of some glomeruli affected; proliferative, not sclerotic; also necrosis and fibrin deposition
● Hematuria varies from microscopic to gross, occasionally with nephrotic syndrome
● Seen early in systemic diseases (SLE, Henoch-Schonlein purpura, Goodpasture’s syndrome, endocarditis, Wegener’s granulomatosis)
● May be part of IgA nephropathy or idiopathic

Micro images
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Various images

   
IgA nephropathy with focal proliferative glomerulonephritis and a small crescent


Focal segmental necrotising glomerulonephritis in a patient with SLE


Focal necrotizing and crescentic glomerulonephritis

End of Kidney non-tumor > Primary Glomerular Diseases > Focal proliferative and necrotizing glomerulonephritis

Ref Updated: 7/5/12


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