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    Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (Tip Lesion)

    A tip lesion is segmental sclerosis localized to the glomerular pole where the tubule originates. It may be a marker of improved prognosis (Jones silver stain, ×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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