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    Postinfectious Glomerulonephritis (Epithelial Crescents)

    Epithelial crescents are especially common when biopsy occurs late, after a failed response to treatment. The crescent has ruptured Bowman capsule (Jones silver stain, ×200).

    Image provided by Agnes Fogo, MD and the American Journal of Kidney Disease's Atlas of Renal Pathology (see