What is the role of renal histology in the workup of in chronic kidney disease (CKD)?

Updated: Jul 21, 2021
  • Author: Pradeep Arora, MD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Renal histology in CKD reveals findings compatible with the underlying primary renal diagnosis. In some cases, a biopsy may show nonspecific changes, with the exact diagnosis remaining in doubt.


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