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A 28-year-old man presents with recent onset decreased urinary output...

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asked Apr 9, 2014 in Medicine by Rajesh Bahara
A 28-year-old man presents with recent onset decreased urinary output, and a general malaise for the past week. Physical exam is remarkable for blood pressure of 190/94, edema, and mild flank pain. Urinalysis shows red blood cell casts. A renal biopsy is performed, with nearly all glomeruli appearing as shown.

What is the most likely pathological process, and what is the likely prognosis?

a. Goodpasture's Disease; disease is self-limited

b. Poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis; disease is self-limited

c. Poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis; renal failure is imminent

d. Rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis; disease is self-limited

e. Rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis; renal failure is imminent

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a. Goodpasture's Disease; disease is self-limited
answered Apr 9, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara
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