Nephropathology

The branch of Pathology is a specialized field of Surgical Pathology that deals with the diagnosis. The diagnosis and interpretation of kidney biopsies are referred to as Nephropathology. Disease processes can be seen in the patient’s kidney as well as in those patients who have received Transplanted kidneys. A physician recommends a biopsy when an initial result of tissue in the body isn't normal. The abnormal tissue is called as Lesion or Tumor or a mass. Further examination of tissue removed from a living body to examine the presence & cause of biopsy. The Nephropathology is also a collaboration with nephrology.