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22 ■ Abnormalities of the Urine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Proteinuria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Hematuria, Pyuria, and Casts . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 ■ Abnormalities of Urine Volume . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Polyuria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 ■ Further Readings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Normal kidney functions occur through numerous cellular processes to maintain body homeostasis.

Chronically, this injury leads to intimal proliferation, the so-called onion-skinning appearance (B). ) FIGURE 4-24 Acute tubular necrosis. There is extensive flattening of the tubular epithelium and loss of the brush border, with mild interstitial edema. ) 39 CHAPTER 4 A B eosinophils (B) when caused by a drug hypersensitivity reaction. ) A FIGURE 4-27 Sarcoidosis. There is chronic interstitial nephritis with numerous, confluent, non-necrotizing granulomas. The glomeruli are unremarkable, but there is moderate tubular interstitial fibrosis.

41 Key diagnostic features of selected diseases in renal biopsy and urinalysis are illustrated, with light, immunofluorescence, A and electron microscopic images. Common urinalysis findings are also documented. B FIGURE 4-1 Minimal change disease. In minimal change disease, light microscopy is unremarkable (A), while electron microscopy reveals podocyte injury evidenced by complete foot process effacement (B). ) FIGURE 4-2 Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis.

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