Rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis (crescentic glomerulonephritis)

What is rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis (RPGN; crescentic glomerulonephritis)? RPGN’s a syndrome of the kidney that’s characterized by proliferation of epithelial cells that form a crescent shape, and these changes can ultimately lead to acute renal failure. Subscribe – https://goo.gl/w5aaaV. More videos – https://goo.gl/UhOKiM. Support us on Patreon – https://goo.gl/ZGHEk4.

This video discusses the pathophysiology, diagnostic imaging for each subtype, and treatment.

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Linear immunofluorescence by Boonyarit Cheunsuchon – https://www.flickr.com/photos/roboonya/3314366520
Crescent histology by Nephron – https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/69/Crescentic_glomerulonephritis_-_very_high_mag.jpg
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Sources
Pathoma (text)
Pathophysiology, The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children, 7th ed.
Pathophysiology, Copstead, 5th ed.
First Aid 2016

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