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Electron Microscopy for Pathologists: Kidney Pathology
H. Lupus nephritis WHO class IV

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The appearance of lupus nephritis on electron microscopy may vary from small mesangial deposits to large subendothelial deposits that may partially occlude glomerular capillary lumina. Here we see both mesangial and subendothelial deposits.



Lupus nephritis
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This micrograph contains a single subepithelial deposit. Lupus nephritis is one of the few conditions in which subendothelial, mesangial and subepithelial deposits may be found occasionally in all three locations.
Lupus nephritis

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