Slide 128b.Contracted kidney, Kidney

A. Brief Descriptions


B. Gross Findings

  1. Small-sized kiney.

C. Micro Findings

  1. Extensive global sclerosis of glomeruli.

  2. Surrounding tubular atrophy & interstitial fibrosis.

  3. Vascular change with arteriosclerosis.

D. Others:


E. Reference

  1. Robbins Pathologic Basis of Disease, 6th ed.  p.963-964




Fig. 128b-1 (2X)Marked thining of renal thickness is seen in this scanning view.Vascular change with arteriosclerosis can be seen here.



Fig. 128b-2 (10X)Glomerulus are undergoing sclerosis.




Fig. 128b-3 (4X)Some glomeruli are totally sclerosis.




Fig. 128b-4 (2X)Tubular atrophy and  interstitial fibrosis.