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Collapsing Glomerulopathy


Wrinkling or collapse of the glomerular tuft, accompanied here by microcystic dilation of tubules, may occur with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis or HIV-associated nephropathy and is a marker of unfavorable prognosis (Jones silver stain, × 400).

Image provided by Agnes Fogo, MD and the American Journal of Kidney Disease’s Atlas of Renal Pathology (see www.ajkd.org).