Diagnostic Atlas of Renal Pathology - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9781437704273, 9780323246392

Diagnostic Atlas of Renal Pathology

2nd Edition

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Authors: Agnes Fogo Michael Kashgarian
eBook ISBN: 9780323246392
eBook ISBN: 9781437737691
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 28th November 2011
Page Count: 560

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Diagnostic Atlas of Renal Pathology, by Agnes B. Fogo, MD and Michael Kashgarian, MD, delivers practical, highly visual guidance for effectively and accurately diagnosing a wide range of pathologic entities. More than 700 high-quality illustrations help you to recognize the pathologic features and clinical manifestations of both common and rare renal disorders and to formulate confident and accurate diagnoses. Thoroughly updated throughout, this companion to Brenner & Rector’s, The Kidney, 9th Edition provides the newest information regarding categorizing and classification of diseases and describes how this relates to the various morphological lesions illustrated and their clinical significance. Access the complete text and all of the illustrations at www.expertconsult.com.

Key Features

  • See more than 700 high quality representative images of light, immunofluorescence, and electron microscopy for each diagnostic entity with correlations to clinical presentation and pathogenesis.
  • Easily locate in-depth information on any disease's clinical course and treatment by cross-referring companion text, Brenner & Rector’s The Kidney.
  • Grasp key characteristic pathologic findings and prognostic, pathogenetic, and etiologic information through focused, detailed discussions.
  • Make accurate, complete reports by fully understanding clinical correlations.
  • Get an in-depth examination of pathophysiology, clinical presentations, and comprehensive references

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Glomerular Diseases



Glomerular Diseases that Cause Nephrotic Syndrome: Non-Immune Complex


Minimal Change Disease

Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis

Collapsing Glomerulopathy

Tip Lesion Variant of FSGS

Cellular Variant of FSGS

Perihilar Variant of FSGS

Congenital Nephrotic Syndrome of Finnish Type

Diffuse Mesangial Sclerosis

Glomerular Diseases that Cause Nephrotic/Nephritic Syndrome: Complement-Related

C1q Nephropathy

Dense Deposit Disease

C3 Glomerulopathies

Glomerular Diseases that Cause Nephrotic Syndrome: Immune Complex

Membranous Nephropathy

Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis Type 1

Fibrillary Glomerulonephritis

Immunotactoid Glomerulopathy

Glomerular Diseasesthat Cause Hematuria or Nephritic Syndrome: Immune Complex

Acute Post-infectious Glomerulonephritis

IgA Nephropathy


Diseases Associated with Nephrotic Syndrome

Monoclonal Immunoglobulin Deposition Disease

Proliferative Glomerulonephritis with Monoclonal Immunoglobulin Deposition

HIV-associated Nephropathy

Sickle Cell Nephropathy

Fabry's Disease

Lipoprotein Glomerulopathy

Lecithin-Cholesterol Acyltransferase Deficiency

Hereditary FSGS

Diseases Associated with Nephritic Syndrome or RPGN: Immune-Mediated

Lupus Nephritis, Mesangial and Proliferative Types

Henoch-Schönlein Purpura

Mixed Connective Tissue Disease

Mixed Cryoglobulinemic Glomerulonephritis

Anti-GBM-Antibody Mediated Glomerulonephritis

Diseases Associated with Nephritic Syndrome or RPGN: Pauci-Immune- or Non-Immune-Mediated


Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (Wegener’s)/Microscopic Polyangiitis

Polyarteritis Nodosa

Churg-Strauss Syndrome

Diseases of the Basement Membrane

Alport Syndrome

Thin Basement Membrane Lesions

Nail-Patella Syndrome

Glomerular Involvement with Bacterial Infections

Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis Glomerulonephritis

Shunt Nephritis

Chapter 2 Vascular Diseases

Diabetic Nephropathy

Thrombotic Microangiopathy/Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Scleroderma (Progressive Systemic Sclerosis)

Anti-phospholipid Antibody Disease

Preeclampsia and Eclampsia

Fibromuscular Dysplasia


Accelerated/Malignant Hypertension


Chapter 3 Tubulointerstitial Diseases


Acute Pyelonephritis

Chronic Pyelonephritis and Reflux Nephropathy

Xanthogranulomatous Pyelonephritis


Acute Tubulointerstitial Nephritis—Drug-Related

Acute Tubulointerstitial Nephritis--Viral Infection

Anti-Tubular Basement Membrane Antibody Nephritis

IgG4-Related Tubulointerstitial Nephritis


Acute Kidney Injury/Acute Tubular Necrosis

Heavy Metal Nephropathy (Lead and Cadmium Nephropathy)

Analgesic Nephropathy and Papillary Necrosis

Light Chain Cast Nephropathy and Tubulopathy

Tubular Crystallopathies

Indinavir Nephropathy

Lithium Nephropathy

Aristolochic Acid Nephropathy

Chapter 4 Chronic Kidney Disease


Age-Related Sclerosis

Glomerular vs. Tubulointerstitial vs. Vascular Disease

Segmental Glomerulosclerosis—Primary vs. Secondary

Chapter 5 Renal Transplantation


Antibody-Mediated Rejection  

Chronic Active Antibody-Mediated Rejection and Transplant Glomerulopathy

Acute T-Cell-Mediated Rejection

Chronic Allograft Failure (Chronic Allograft Nephropathy)

Cyclosporin/FK506 Nephrotoxicity  

Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disease  

Viral Infections  

Chapter 6 Cystic Diseases of the Kidney



Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease  

Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease  

Medullary cystic disease  

Medullary sponge kidney  

Acquired cystic disease  

Cystic renal dysplasia  

Chapter 7 Renal Neoplasia



Renal Cell Carcinomas  

Other Renal Epithelial Tumors  

Wilms’ Tumor  

Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Renal Pelvis  


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About the Author

Agnes Fogo

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pathology, Medicine and Pediatrics, Director, Renal Electron Microscopy laboratory, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Michael Kashgarian

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus of Pathology and Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology; Department of Pathology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA