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Related to crescentic: Crescentic glomerulonephritis


Shaped like a crescent.
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Shaped like a crescent.
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(kres'ent) [L. crescere, to grow]
Shaped like a sickle or a waxing or waning moon. crescentic (kre-sen'tik), adjective

articular crescent

A crescent-shaped cartilage present in certain joints, as the menisci of the knee joint.

crescent body

See: red cell ghost

myopic crescent

A grayish patch around the optic disk in the fundus of the eye caused by atrophy of the choroid.

crescent of Giannuzzi

See: Giannuzzi, Giuseppe
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The menisci, which had thin anterior and posterior horns and a thin body, were defined as the crescentic (semilunar) type.
Higashida, "Pediatric case of crescentic post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis with myeloperoxidase anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody," Clinical Nephrology, vol.
We aimed to investigate the expression and localization of tight-junction protein claudin-1 in crescentic lesions of human GN.
The final diagnosis was crescentic diffuse proliferative glomerulonephritis with focal features of thrombotic microangiopathy.
Grossly, the PAC is a wedge-shaped, triangular, or crescentic fibrous subpleural parenchymal scar with discrete, well-defined margins.
Herein, we present a case of Chinese man with a 10-year history of RA developing crescentic immunoglobulin A (IgA) nephritis and multiple autoantibodies during adalimumab treatment.
The studied specimens differ from Dorcabune showing selenodont cusp/conid pattern (crescentic cusp/conids).
A case of Churg-Strauss syndrome with necrotizing crescentic glomerulonephritis accompanied by acute coronary syndrome due to vasospasm.
The pathology of the disease is highly characteristic and the only other lesions which may come in the differential diagnosis of the condition include the crescentic glomerulonephritis (CresGN) and the cellular variant of FSGS.
Objective: To assess clinical presentation and outcome of patients with Pauci-Immune Crescentic Glomerulo Nephritis (PICGN) in our setup.
PGNs were divided into one of nine pathologies using a classification adapted from Polito et al.: [12] (i) minimal-change disease (MCD); (ii) membranous glomerulopathy (MGN); (iii) focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS); (iv) IgA nephropathy (IgAN); (v) IgM nephropathy; (vi) mesangioproliferative glomerulonephritis; (vii) membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (MPGN); (viii) crescentic glomerulonephritis; and (ix) proliferative glomerulonephritis.
Crescentic Glomerulonephritis with linear, granular or no deposit on IF OR