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Pathological changes of diabetic nephropathy are allexcept: (LQ)



A Fibrin caps and capsular drops

B Intercapillaryglomerulosclerosis

C Focal sclerosis

D Capillary basement membrane thickening

Ans. C Focal sclerosis

Kidney in diabetes

In diabetes diffuse glomerular lesions are the most common

The morphological changes in Glomeruli is diabetic glomerulosclerosis include:

1. Capillary basement membrane thickening earliest

· Various exudative lesions such as capsular hyaline drops or 'fibrin caps' may be present

· Capsular drop: is an eosinophilic thickening of parietal layer of Bowman's capsule and bulges into glomerular space

2. “Diffuse glomerular lesions are the most common”

3. Nodular glomerulo sclerosis

Also called Kimmelstiel Wilson disease. Are virtually pathognomic of diabetes (most characterstic)

Extra Edge: Focal sclerosis is not a characteristic feature of Diabetic Nephropathy.

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