Category: Renal Journal Club

Idiopathic nodular glomerulosclerosis is a distinct clinicopathologic entity linked to hypertension and smoking

Authors: Markowitz GS, Lin J, Valeri AM, et al. Publication: Hum Pathol 33: 826-835, 2002 Idiopathic nodular sclerosis mimics diabetic glomerulosclerosis, but occurs in patients with no clinical evidence of diabetes mellitus. …

C3 glomerulopathy: Clinicopathologic features and predictors of outcome

Authors: Medjeral-Thomas NP, O’Shaughnessy MM, O’Regan JA, et al. Publication: Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 9; 46-53, 2014 C3 glomerulopathy is characterized by intensely staining glomerular deposits of C3 in the absence…

Light chain proximal tubulopathy: Clinical and pathologic characteristics in the modern treatment era

Authors: Stokes MB, Valeri AM, Herlitz L, et al. Publication: J Am Soc Nephrol 27: 1555-1565, 2016. Proximal tubular cells contain cytoplasmic monoclonal immunoglobulin in the entity known as light chain…

Mayo Clinic/Renal Pathology Society Consensus Report on pathologic classification, diagnosis and reporting of GN

Authors: Sethi S, Haas M, Markowitz GS, et al. Publication: J Am Soc Nephrol 27: 1278-1287, 2016 This consensus report on classifying, diagnosing and reporting glomerulonephritis (GN) recommends grouping these cases into…