Kidney nontumor
Tubulointestitial disease
Infantile nephropathic cystinosis

Topic Completed: 6 August 2012

Minor changes: 17 February 2020

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PubMed Search: Infantile nephropathic cystinosis [title]

Nikhil Sangle, M.D.
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Cite this page: Sangle N. Infantile nephropathic cystinosis. website. Accessed August 11th, 2020.
Definition / general
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • In renal allograft, dark cells are present in interstitium, rarely glomeruli or tubular lumina; darkness due to granular material in cytoplasm and nucleus and cytoplasmic inclusions of macrophages (Hum Pathol 1989;20:472)
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Electron microscopy images

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Alterations in distal tubules, effacement of foot processes

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