Myeloma cast nephropathy is classically a tubular interstitial disease. Glomerular diseases in myeloma can be classified as either with organized deposits or amorphous deposits.
1. Organized deposits;- AL amyloidosis ( Usually lambda), Type I and II cyroglobulinemia ( Usually kappa), Immunotactoid GN ( Usually kappa)
2. Amorphous deposits: MIDD ( LCDD, HCDD, LHCDD) - usually kappa if light chain, Proliferative GN with non organized monoclonal Ig deposits ( kappa)
Just another way to think of these patterns in myeloma.
- ► 2015 (63)
- ► 2014 (95)
- ► 2013 (133)
- Student mentorship : early on with KDSAP
- In the News: Is Normal Saline good enough?
- Nodular glomerulosclerosis
- Interesting fact: Turtle urine
- Quiz to determine elderly death risk on dialysis
- Concept Map: Hypophosphatemia
- In The News: Basic research in nephrology?
- Topic Discussion: Anemia mechanisms
- Topic Discussion: Glomerular disease in Myeloma
- Topic Discussion: Myeloma and the kidney- why?
- ▼ October (10)
- ► 2011 (370)
- ► 2010 (461)