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peritubular capillaries

Friday 3 February 2006

Peritubular capillaries (PCs) with a circumferentially multilayered basement membrane have been suggested as an ultrastructural indicator of chronic renal allograft rejection (CR).

See also

- renal biopsy
- acute rejection
- cyclosporine
- chronic cyclosporine toxicity
- intimal fibrosis
- renal allograft glomerulopathy
- chronic glomerulonephritis
- chronic tubulointerstitial nephritis
- benign nephrosclerosis
- thrombotic microangiopathy
- diabetic nephropathy
- glomeruli
- thick, ribbon-like basement membrane layer

References

- Ivanyi B, Fahmy H, Brown H, Szenohradszky P, Halloran PF, Solez K. Peritubular capillaries in chronic renal allograft rejection: a quantitative ultrastructural study. Hum Pathol. 2000 Sep;31(9):1129-38. PMID: 11014582