When is biopsy indicated for diagnosis of chronic kidney disease (CKD)?

Updated: Oct 26, 2020
  • Author: Pradeep Arora, MD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Answer

Percutaneous renal biopsy is generally indicated when renal impairment and/or proteinuria approaching the nephrotic range are present and the diagnosis is unclear after appropriate workup.

See Workup for more detail.


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