Histopathologic classification of ANCA-associated glomerulonephritis.

  title={Histopathologic classification of ANCA-associated glomerulonephritis.},
  author={Annelies E. Berden and Franco Ferrario and E. Christiaan Hagen and David R. W. Jayne and J. Charles Jennette and Kensuke Joh and Irmgard Neumann and L H No{\"e}l and Charles Dickson Pusey and Ruediger Waldherr and Jan Anthonie Bruijn and Ingeborg M. Bajema},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN},
  volume={21 10},
Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitis is the most common cause of rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis worldwide, and the renal biopsy is the gold standard for establishing the diagnosis. Although the prognostic value of the renal biopsy in ANCA-associated glomerulonephritis is widely recognized, there is no consensus regarding… CONTINUE READING