Figure 731

Diffuse mesangial hyperplasia and nephrotic syndrome. Micrograph of diffuse mesangial hyperplasia in a child with perinatal AIDS and nephrotic syndrome. Both diffuse and global mesangial hyperplasia are identified in 25% of children with perinatal AIDS and proteinuria. The characteristic microcystic tubular dilations and the kidney enlargement of glomerulosclerosis associated with human immunodeficiency virus infection are absent in patients with diffuse mesan-gial hyperplasia.

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