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Histologic Features of Benign Nephrosclerosis

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory
Cardiology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Injury to the kidney caused by mild to moderate hypertension is termed benign nephrosclerosis. It is associated with a number of histologic changes that may progress over time. Lesions are not uniformly distributed within the kidney and may show varying degrees of progression.

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