Case 122
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CASE 122 (April 2016)

Clinical information

The patient is a 44-year-old woman, kidney transplanted from deceased donor 3 years before because unknown cause ESKD. In a regular control there was increased serum creatinine: 1.9 mg/dL (6 months earlier, 0.9 mg/dl). Urinalysis without proteinuria or hematuria.

A renal allograft biopsy was done, see the images.

Figure 1. H&E, X100.

Figure 2. H&E, X400.

Figure 3. H&E, X400.

Figure 4. H&E, X200.

Figure 5. H&E, X400.

Figure 6. H&E, X400.

Figure 7. H&E, X400.

Figure 8. H&E, X400.

Figure 9. Methenamine-silver, X400.

Figure 10. Staining for iron (negative), X400.

Figure 11. Fontana-Masson staining, X400.

Direct immunofluorescence for IgA, IgG, IgM, C3, C1q, kappa, and lambda: Negative. C4d: Negative.

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