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Table 2 Comparison of renal histopathological characteristics of patients with renal recovery and patients remaining on dialysis within 3 months

From: Pathological severity determines the renal recovery for anti-myeloperoxidase antibody-associated vasculitis requiring dialysis at disease onset: a retrospective study

FeaturePatients with complete renal recovery (n = 13)Patients with partial renal recovery (n = 12)Patients remaining on dialysis (n = 15)P value
Normal glomeruli (%)24.2 (0.0, 57.2)11.3 (0.0, 40.0)0.0 (0.0, 15.2)0.007
Fibrinoid necrosis (%)3.8 (0.0, 16.7)0.0 (0.0, 10.0)0.0 (0.0, 3.1)0.065
Cellular crescent (%)58.1 (19.0, 100.0)50.8 (20.0, 80.0)31.7 (3.9, 65.6)0.015
Fibrous crescent (%)6.3 (0.0, 40.7)18.8 (9.7, 31.4)40.3 (0.0, 82.9)< 0.001
Global glomerulosclerosis (%)0.0 (0.0, 33.3)2.5 (0.0, 14.8)20.0 (0.0, 40.0)< 0.001
Interstitial infiltrates (−/+/++/+++)1/2/6/41/0/5/60/2/8/50.694
Interstitial fibrosis (−/+/++)5/7/12/5/51/8/60.133
Tubular atrophy (−/+/++)1/7/50/3/90/4/110.213
Arterial wall thickening (−/+)5/80/120/150.003
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