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glomerulus

Wednesday 12 May 2004

Components

- vascular pole
- glomerular capillary walls
- glomerular basement membrane
- glomerular urinary space
- podocytes
- glomerular basal membrane
- glomerular capillaries
- mesangium

  • mesangial cellularity
  • mesangial axis
    • mesangial cells
    • mesangial matrix

Glomerular variations)

- normal glomeruli
- glomerular fibrosis (glomerular sclerosis or glomerulosclerosis)

Pathology

- glomerular lesions

  • glomerular fibrosis (glomerular sclerosis or glomerulosclerosis)

- glomerular lesional syndromes

  • glomerulonephritis
  • focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

- glomerular diseases

See also

- normal kidney