Category: Nephropathology

  • Difference between clear cell RCC (renal cell carcinoma) and clear cell papillary RCC

    Difference between clear cell RCC (renal cell carcinoma) and clear cell papillary RCC

    Difference between clear cell renal carcinoma and clear cell papillary renal carcinoma.

  • 5 Differences between perilobar and intralobar nephrogenic rests.

    Nephrogenic rests are abnormally per­ sistent foci of embryonal cells (still pre­ sent after 36 weeks of gestation) that are potentially capable of developing into nephroblastoma (also called Wilms tumour). The presence of diffuse or multifocal nephrogenic rests is called nephroblastomatosis. Nephrogenic rests are found in 25-40% of patients with nephroblastoma, and in approximately 1% […]

  • Renal pathology quiz

    Renal pathology quiz

    Renal pathology quiz for NEET-SS/ DM- Oncopathology/ DM Histopathology, Fellowships, FRCPath- Histopathology and AP/CP boards

  • Hereditary Renal Carcinoma syndromes

    Hereditary Renal Carcinoma syndromes

    Hereditary Renal Carcinoma syndromes- Currently, there are 8 syndromes associated with an increased risk of all types of renal cancer. 1.Von Hippel Lindau (vHL) Disease Salient features:  Patients with type 1 mutations (in general, truncating mutations) have a decreased incidence of pheochromocytoma as compared to those with type 2 mutations (in general, missense mutations). Families […]

  • C3 Glomerulopathy- A new entity based on immunofluorescence

    C3 Glomerulopathy- A new entity based on immunofluorescence

    DEFINITION : C3 glomerulopathy is a recently defined entity that encompasses a group of kidney diseases caused by abnormal control of complement activation with deposition of complement component C3 in glomeruli leading to variable glomerular inflammation. TYPES:  It is important to understand that,  C3 glomerulopathy involves a spectrum of disorders.  1. DENSE DEPOSIT DISEASES 2. C3 GLOMERULONEPHRITIS 3. RARE CONDITIONS […]

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