Educational Case: Membranous Nephropathy

Acad Pathol. 2018 Dec 16:5:2374289518813673. doi: 10.1177/2374289518813673. eCollection 2018 Jan-Dec.


The following fictional case is intended as a learning tool within the Pathology Competencies for Medical Education (PCME), a set of national standards for teaching pathology. These are divided into three basic competencies: Disease Mechanisms and Processes, Organ System Pathology, and Diagnostic Medicine and Therapeutic Pathology. For additional information, and a full list of learning objectives for all three competencies, see

Keywords: glomerular disorder; kidney; membranous nephropathy; nephritic syndrome; nephrotic syndrome; organ system pathology; pathology competencies.