Educator’s Guide

Getting ready to teach? Take a look at the “Diagnosis & Conclusions” page for the cases below before you get started!

Case 1 Post-Infectious Glomerulonephritis

Case 2 Acute Interstitial Nephritis 

Case 3 Urinary Tract Obstruction

Case 4 Rhabdomyolysis

Case 5 Lupus Nephritis, Membranous Nephropathy (Class V)

Case 6 IgA Nephropathy

 Case 7 Lupus Nephritis, Proliferative Glomerulonephritis (Class IV)

Case 8 Minimal Change Disease

Case 9 Inflow Stenosis of Arteriovenous Fistula (AVF)

Case 10 Peritonitis in a Peritoneal Dialysis Patient

Case 11 Exposed Arteriovenous Graft (AVG) 

Case 12 Adenovirus Nephropathy in a Kidney Allograft 

Case 13 Cisplatin-induced Salt Wasting

Case 14 Conservative Management & Palliative Care for ESKD

Case 15 Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection

Case 16 Ulcer Overlying Arteriovenous Fistula (AVF) Aneurysm & Rupture of AVF

Case 17 Anti-Glomerular Basement Membrane (GBM) Disease or Goodpasture’s Disease 

Case 18 Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (GPA, formerly Wegener’s disease)

Case 19 Salicylate Toxicity

Case 20 BK Virus Nephropathy (BKVN) 

Case 21 Myeloma Cast Nephropathy or Light Chain Cast Nephropathy

Case 22 Osteolytic Hypercalcemia of Malignancy

Case 23 Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease

Case 24 Catheter related blood stream infection & tunnel infection of tunneled dialysis catheter

Case 25 Type 1 Renal Tubular Acidosis due to Sjögren’s syndrome 

Case 26 Pre-Renal Acute Kidney Injury & Acute Tubular Necrosis 

Case 27 Pseudohyperkalemia Due to Leukocytosis and Pneumatic Tube Transport  

Case 28 Amyloid A (AA) Amyloidosis 

Case 29 Pseudohyponatremia

Case 30 Syndrome of Inappropriate ADH (SIADH) due to MDMA (Ecstasy) Intoxication

Case 31: Bilateral & Saddle Pulmonary Embolism due to HeRO graft and Intra-Atrial Thrombus Formation

Case 32: Struvite stone with urinary tract infection (UTI)

Case 33: Calcific uremic arteriolopathy (CUA, calciphylaxis)

Case 34: Type 1 Hepatorenal Syndrome (HRS)

Case 35: Phospholipase-A2-Receptor (PLA2R) Positive Membranous Nephropathy (Idiopathic Membranous Nephropathy) 

Case 36: Dialysis-Related Amyloidosis (DRA)

Case 37: Preeclampsia

Case 38: Tumor Lysis Syndrome (TLS)

Case 39: Primary aldosteronism, due to adrenal adenoma

Case 40: Acute cellular rejection (ACR) or acute T-cell mediated rejection (TCMR)

Case 41: HIV-associated nephropathy (HIVAN)

Case 42: Acute tubular necrosis (ATN) requiring continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT)

Case 43: C3 Glomerulonephritis

Case 44: Citrate toxicity

Case 45: Gitelman Syndrome

Case 46: 5- oxoproline or pyroglutamic acidosis (5-oxoprolinemia or 5-oxoprolinuria)

Case 47: Hypernatremia due to Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus (DI)

Case 48: Sarcoidosis, granulomatous interstitial nephritis

Case 49: Hypercalcemia due to milk-alkali syndrome

Case 50: Collapsing FSGS due to COVID-19

Case 51: Euglycemic diabetic ketoacidosis in the setting of SGLT-2 inhibitor use

Case 52: Baclofen toxicity in a patient with end stage kidney disease (ESKD)

Case 53: Heme Pigment-Induced Nephropathy

Case 54: Calcineurin inhibitor (CNI) Toxicity (Acute Kidney Injury & Hyperkalemia)

Case 55: Acute Kidney Injury requiring Continuous Kidney Replacement Therapy (CKRT)