Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Clinical Case 84: Answers and Summary

What is the pathology seen in the kidney in Mesoamerican nephropathy?

Chronic glomerular damage
  1 (5%)
Chronic tubulo interstitial damage
  13 (72%)
Chronic thrombotic microangiopathy
  0 (0%)
Chronic nodular sclerosis
The correct answer is tubulo interstitial disease.  The best summary of this entity was recently discussed in the online nephrology journal club ( NephJC).  

This link also goes over the discussion re this entity on twitter. 

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