Light Microscopy of Diabetic Glomerulosclerosis: Classic Lesions and Differential Diagnosis

  • Steen Olsen
Part of the Topics in Renal Medicine book series (TIRM, volume 6)


The history of our knowledge of the classic light microscopy of diabetic glomerulosclerosis began with the famous paper by Kimmelstiel and Wilson in 1936 [1]. With some justification, it can be said that it has been completed by the careful analysis of large series by Thomsen 1965 [2] and Ditscherlein 1969 [3], the first mentioned taking advantage of the introduction of percutaneous renal biopsies.


Nodular Lesion Pathol Anat Diffuse Lesion Efferent Arteriole Percutaneous Renal Biopsy 
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