Published: 2016-03-31

The value of electron microscopy in the diagnosis of renal disease

Department of Biology and Environmental Protection, Division of Immunobiochemistry Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland
Department of Clinical Pathology, University of Medical Sciences Poznan, Poland
Department of Clinical Pathology, University of Medical Sciences Poznan, Poland
renal biopsy kidney electron microscopy

Abstract

In the literature of recent years there are few publications on the importance of research in electron-microscopic pathomorphological diagnosis of kidney disease. The most important, which is diagnosed only on the basis of these studies are: minimal change disease, assessment of mesangial cell proliferation as well as the differentiation of the types of membranoproliferative  glomerulonephritis, fibrillary glomerulonephritis, lupus nephritis, thin basement membrane disease, Alport syndrome, hemolytic-uremic syndrome. This report presents the most characteristic features of the ultrastructure allowing for diagnosis of these diseases.

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Żurawski J, Woźniak A, Salwa-Żurawska W. The value of electron microscopy in the diagnosis of renal disease. JMS [Internet]. 2016Mar.31 [cited 2020Aug.9];85(1):61-4. Available from: https://jms.ump.edu.pl/index.php/JMS/article/view/96