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Nephrosclerosis glomerulonephritis

Nephrosclerosis glomerulonephritis

Nephrosclerosis glomerulonephritis

Nephrosclerosis glomerulonephritis

  • The histological finding is mosaic.
  • Almost all glomeruli are hyalinized: homogenously pink, acellular and small size.
  • Lymphocytes form reactive infiltrates around them.
  • Damaged of ‘dead’ nephrones are replaced by connective tissue.
  • Arteriolar walls are thicken their lumens are narrow  because of secondary hypertension changes.
  • Only in single glomeruli can show the signs of the initial glomerulonephritis.
  • Single glomeruli and their tubules are preserved and even hypertrophic. They maintain the minimal kidney function in the final stage of the disease.

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