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  • Rapidly Progressive Glomerulonephritis (RPGN)
  • Rapidly Progressive Glomerulonephritis (Type 1)

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    Rapidly Progressive Glomerulonephritis (Type 1)

    Type 1 (anti-glomerular basement membrane antibody) disease is characterized by smooth, linear staining of glomerular basement membranes with antibody to IgG. The left glomerulus demonstrates crescent formation (immunofluorescence with anti-IgG, ×200).

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

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