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No. FA 2022 p621

actually more complex here; amboss states alternating thickening and thinning; pubmed article clarifies somewhat so will keep as is; Alport Syndrome and Pierson Syndrome: Diseases of the Glomerular Basement Membrane - PMC ; “By standard transmission electron microscopy, the Alport GBM is initially thinner than normal. But as patients age the GBM usually becomes irregularly thickened, with outpocketing towards the podocyte aspect and a typical “basket weave” appearance rather than the normal homogenous lamina densa (Fig. 3A). Although this is the presentation in a majority of patients, some present with a uniformly thin GBM without obvious irregularly thickened areas”