Monday, July 7, 2014

Concept Map: Pathology findings in Hypertension and the Kidney

The different parts of the kidney have classic findings due to HTN. Classically, the glomeruli and vessels are the major targets.  The major "disease" categories that are associated with HTN findings are:

FSGS pattern of injury( due to the chronic changes)
Collapsing FSGS form of injury ( due to ischemic injury)
MPGN pattern of injury that is TMA ( negative IF and no deposits)

Here is a good reference

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