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Table 3 Renal pathology findings of seven patients with mixed cryoglobulinemic glomerulonephritis caused by HBV

From: Clinicopathological study of mixed cryoglobulinemic glomerulonephritis secondary to hepatitis B virus infection

Case Immunofluorescence Light microscopy Electron microscopy
IgG IgA IgM C3 C4 C1q HBsAg HBcAg Type Hyaline thrombi Crescent
1 1 + ~ 2+ 1 + ~ 2+ MPGN + DD
2 2+ 2 + ~ 3+ 4+ 1+ ± 2+ 1+ 1 + ~ 2+ EPGN + microtubule
3 1+ ± 1+ 1 + ~ 2+ EPGN + DD
4 1+ 3+ 2+ MPGN + + DD
5 1+ ± ~ 1+ 1+ EPGN DD
6 1+ 1+ ± ± ± MPGN + DD
7 1+ 2+ MesPGN DD
  1. MPGN Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis, EPGN Endocapillary proliferative glomerulonephritis, MesPGN Mesangial proliferative glomerulonephritis, DD Dense deposit