David Salant

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Glomerular and Vascular Diseases: Membranous Nephropathy

Does this patient have membranous nephropathy? Membranous nephropathy (MN) is one of the most common causes of nephrotic syndrome in adults and is found in 15 to 33% of kidney biopsies performed for heavy proteinuria. MN derives its name from its histological pattern on light microscopy: glomerular basement membrane (GBM) thickening with minimal or absence…

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