A 25-year-old male presents with a history of recurrent
episodes of haematuria. This is related to upper respiratory infections and
comes on within approximately 12-24 hours of development of pharyngitis. He
describes passage of frank blood.
Clinically he looks well, there is no oedema, blood
pressure is normal and renal function is not impaired.
In this patient the light microscopic features one would
expect on renal biopsy are:
Proliferative glomerulonephritis without crescent formation
Proliferative glomerulonephritis with crescent formation