In this section, you will find representative pathologic specimens for a number of kidney-specific diseases. Pathologic specimens can be viewed by clicking on the representative image. Details regarding each specimen can be found on the backside of the image, which can be accessed by clicking the curved arrow at the bottom right of every specimen.

All images are courtesy of:

Romualdo V. Talento II, MD, MPH and Karlene Hewan-Lowe, MD
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Pitt County Memorial Hospital
East Carolina University – Brody School of Medicine
Greenville, NC 27834


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Acute Cellular Rejection – Banff 1A

Alport’s syndrome


Diabetic Glomerulosclerosis

Fibrillary Glomerulonephritis

IgA Nephropathy

Henoch-Schonlein Glomerulonephritis

Lupus Nephritis

Membranous Lupus Nephritis, ISN/RPS Class V, Stage IV

Diffuse Lupus Nephritis, ISN/RPS Class IV-S C

Membranous Glomerulonephritis (MGN)

Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis – Type 1

Necrotizing Crescentic Glomerulonephritis

Necrotic Mass

Reperfusion Injury

Thrombotic Microangiopathy

Transplant Endarteritis

Transplant Glomerulopathy

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Case 1: 67-year-old man with nephrotic range proteinuria…

Case 2: 45 year-old white male referred for evaluation of proteinuria …

Case 3: 43 year old AA female with a PMH significant for…

Case 4: 38 year old male with ESRD secondary to…

Case 5: 53 year-old male with pulmonary hemorrhage…

Case 6: 69 year-old male with HTN, arthritis, and nephrotic range proteinuria…

Case 7: 58 year-old female with PMH of HTN, DM, presents with proteinuria…

Case 8: A 35 year-old female with a PMH significant for HTN, chronic anemia, and…

Case 9: A 73 year-old Caucasian male with a PMH significant for HTN, DM, COPD…

Case 10: A 7 year-old female presents for renal biopsy because of hematuria…

Case 11: A 13 year-old female with hypertension, hematuria, proteinuria and an elevated serum creatinine…

Case 12: A 76 year-old female presents with significant hypertension…

Case 13: A 53 year old man with DM, HTN, chronic NSAID use…

Case 14: A 53 year old male who underwent a living unrelated kidney transplant after…

Case 15: A 53 year old male who underwent a living unrelated kidney transplant has multiple lesions…

Case 16: A 14 year old male with proteinuria since age 8…

Case 17: 28 year old male with a year history of lupus complains of lethargy and morning arthralgias…

Case 18: 39 year old male with a year history of lupus presents with a DVT…

Case 19: 39 year old female with increasing edema and foamy urine…

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Light Microscopy (LM)

Immunofluorescence (IM)

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