Category Archives: Proteinuria

Nailed It! – Nail Abnormalities and CKD

After some discussion from the NEJM’s Image Challenge from several weeks ago. I decided to very quickly discuss the difference between Terry’s nails, Lidnsay’s nails, and Meurcke’s bands. The lunula (latin for “little moon”) is the hypopigmented semi-circle located at

Complement and Renal Disease

  Commonly in the work up of nephrotic syndrome we think serum complements are ordered because they help us narrow down our differential diagnosis. Here is a quick reminder of which conditions cause what. As a quick reminder remember that

Nephrology Board Review – Membranous Nephropathy Answers

  1.) How many histologic stages of Membranous Nephropathy are there? A. 2 B. 3 C. 4 D. 5 Discussion: Four stages. Great LM and EM can be found here (AKJD Atlas). Stage I: Subepithelial deposits with little change to

Nephrology Board Review – Membranous Nephropathy

1.) How many histologic stages of Membranous Nephropathy are there? A. 2 B. 3 C. 4 D. 5   2.) The stages correlate with the clinical manifestations of MN. A. True B. False   3.) Which of the following are

Factors Associated with Worse Renal Survival in Membranous Nephropathy

At the moment we don’t have clinically available serologic markers of disease activity for membranous nephropathy (PLA2R is in the pipeline) so we have to rely on clinical factors to predict prognosis. Above is a chart that lists the factors



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