Kevin R. Smith, MD
What Are Common Causes of Glomerular Disease in Adults?
March 31, 2012
Podocyte cells, which make up the surface of the glomerulus, are pink in a 650x-magnification SEM. Glomerluar diseases can result from an acute illness, such as an upper respiratory infection, or chronic disease states, such as HIV. The Case A 52-year-old man presents with abdominal pain.