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Renal glomeruli, membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis

Fluorescent antibody stain for IgM.
 
Fluorescent antibody stain for IgG.
 
Fluorescent antibody stain for C3.
 
Routine H&E stain.
PAS stain.
Silver stain

These images portray renal glomeruli as seen with six different stains, all of which reveal to a greater or lesser extent the accumulation of material in the area of the mesangium and glomerular basement membrane, associated with membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis.  (All six images are from the same clinical case.)

For related images with additional interpretation of glomerular organization, click on the thumbnail at right.

For additional discussion and images of glomerular disease, see renal pathology tutorial [external link, Division of Nephropathology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill].

 

 

RENAL IMAGE INDEX


Comments and questions: dgking@siu.edu

SIUC / School of Medicine / Anatomy / David King

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Last updated:  12 October 2011 / dgk