Kidney nontumor
Other primary glomerular diseases
Focal proliferative and necrotizing glomerulonephritis


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PubMed Search: Focal proliferative and necrotizing glomerulonephritis

Nikhil Sangle, M.D.
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Cite this page: Sangle N. Focal proliferative and necrotizing glomerulonephritis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/kidneyfocalprolif.html. Accessed September 22nd, 2019.
Definition / general
  • 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-Schönlein purpura, Goodpasture syndrome, endocarditis, granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's))
  • May be part of IgA nephropathy or idiopathic
Microscopic (histologic) images

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IgA nephropathy with focal proliferative glomerulonephritis and a small crescent

Focal segmental
necrotising
glomerulonephritis
in a patient with SLE

Focal necrotizing and crescentic glomerulonephritis

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