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Immunofluorescence stain for Lambda Light Chains

Image 2 of 2 in Series "Lambda Light Chain Nephropathy as the Initial Presentation of Plasma Cell Myeloma"

Description

Immunofluorescence microscopy stained with antisera against lambda light chains. All glomerular capillary, Bowman's capsular, and tubular basement membranes stain for Lambda light chains (2-3+) in a linear pattern. Tubular casts stain for Lambda light chains (3+).

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This image is part of the series "Lambda Light Chain Nephropathy as the Initial Presentation of Plasma Cell Myeloma"

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