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Kidney non-tumor

Blood vessel disorders

Emboli in kidney

Reviewers: Nikhil Sangle, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 25 December 2012, last major update August 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.


● Occur after surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysm or aortography
● May cause acute renal failure if renal function already compromised
● Often have cholesterol crystals

Micro images

Cholesterol crystal embolization from upstream coronary artery plaque after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty

Virtual slides

Multiple atheroemboli

End of Kidney non-tumor > Blood vessel disorders > Emboli in kidney

Ref Updated: 8/23/12

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