Drug-induced Minimal Change Disease



Drug-induced Minimal Change Disease


Anthony Chang, MD










Jones methenamine silver reveals a normal glomerulus with delicate basement membranes and normal cellularity. Prominent podocyte protein droplets image correlate with severe proteinuria (13 g/d).






Electron micrograph reveals extensive effacement of the podocyte foot processes image in this glomerulus in a patient with severe proteinuria (17 g/d) after administration of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.


TERMINOLOGY


Abbreviations



  • Minimal change disease (MCD)


ETIOLOGY/PATHOGENESIS


Implicated Drugs

Jul 7, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Drug-induced Minimal Change Disease
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