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Typical Electrophoretic Patterns

Several typical electrophoretic patterns are presented with diseases in which they are most commonly found (Fig. 22-2). It must be strongly emphasized that no pattern is pathognomonic of any single disease and that there is considerable variation in the shape and height of the electrophoretic peaks in individual patients that may obscure a pattern. In […]

The Kidney in Disease

Primary glomerular renal disease for a long time was subdivided into glomerulonephritis (acute, subacute, chronic) and the nephrotic syndrome, based on clinical and light microscopic findings. With the advent of renal biopsy, electron microscopy, and immunoglobulin fluorescent staining of tissue sections, the clinical categories are being reclassified on the basis of ultrastructure and immunologic characteristics […]