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.



  • Minimal change disease (MCD)


Implicated Drugs

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

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