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Kidneys

Tuesday 4 May 2004

Organ components

- cortex
- medulla
- renal lobules (renal pyramids)

  • nephron
    • renal glomeruli (renal glomerulus)
    • renal tubules
    • proximal convoluted tubule
    • descending loop of Henle
    • ascending loop of Henle
    • distal convoluted tubule
  • collecting tubules
  • ducts of Bellini

- perilobular zones (columns of Bertin)

Renal pathology

- renal development
- renal malformations
- renal lesions
- renal lesional syndromes
- renal diseases
- renal tumors

Pathology (Renal pathology)

- architectural anomalies

  • corticomedullary differentiation anomalies
  • lobar organization anomalies

Videos

- Histology of the kidneys

See also

- urinary system


- Renal Pathology Tutorial by J. Charles Jennette, MD at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- Renal Pathology tutorial at University of Washington, Seattle
- Renal tumors on wepathology.com (Urology)
- ECSYSVASTRIAL
- Atlas of renal pathology from American Journal of Kidney Diseases

Portfolio

  • Fetal kidney
  • Fetal kidney 27 weeks
  • Kidney - Cytokeratin immunolabelling
  • Kidney - EMA immunolabelling
  • Kidneys
  • Kidney (Mild congestion)