Kidney nontumor
Other hereditary renal disease
Lipoprotein glomerulopathy

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

Revised: 20 November 2018, last major update August 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2018,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Lipoprotein glomerulopathy [title] kidney pathology

Cite this page: Sangle, N. Lipoprotein glomerulopathy. website. Accessed December 12th, 2018.
Definition / general
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Lipoprotein thrombi containing apolipoprotein apo E, usually E2
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Lipoprotein thrombi

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Dilated capillary lumina

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Various lipid peroxidation-protein adducts

Electron microscopy description
  • Characteristic lamellar accumulations of variably sized lipid droplets
Electron microscopy images

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Lipid granules
and concentrically
laminated vacuoles