Pathology of glomerulonephritis

  • V. Cattell
  • H. T. Cook
Part of the Developments in Nephrology book series (DINE, volume 40)


Classification of glomerulonephritis depends on examination of the kidney by light and electron microscopy and immunohistochemical assessment of the glomerular localization of immunoglobulins and complement. In this chapter we discuss the appearances found in glomerular diseases under these three headings.


Mesangial Cell Capillary Wall Original Magnification Crescentic Glomerulonephritis Proliferative Glomerulonephritis 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Suggested Further Reading

  1. 1.
    Jennette JC, Olson JL, Schwartz MM, Sieva FG, editors. Heptinstall’s Pathology of the Kidney, 5th edn. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott-Raven; 1998.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Tisher CC, Brenner BM. Renal Pathology, 2nd edn. Philadelphia, PA: JB Lippincott; 1994.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Churg J, Bernstein J, Glassock RJ. Renal Disease: Classification and Atlas of Glomerular Diseases, 2nd edn. New York: Igaku-Shoin; 1995.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Cattell
  • H. T. Cook

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations