Kimmelstiel-Wilson lesion

Kimmelstiel-Wilson lesion
a microscopic spherical hyaline mass surrounded by capillaries, found in the kidney glomerulus in the nodular form of intercapillary glomerulosclerosis and virtually pathognomonic of diabetes mellitus. Called also Kimmelstiel-Wilson nodule.

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  • Paul Kimmelstiel — Paul Herbert Kimmelstiel (* 21. März 1900 in Hamburg; † 7. März 1970 in Oklahoma City) war ein deutsch amerikanischer Pathologe. Er gilt zusammen mit Clifford Wilson als Erstbeschreiber der diabetischen Nephropathie. Diese wird daher auch als… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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