Kidney nontumor
Other vascular disorders
Emboli in kidney

Topic Completed: 3 December 2012

Revised: 11 March 2019

Copyright: 2002-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Emboli in kidney [title]

Nikhil Sangle, M.D.
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Cite this page: Sangle N. Emboli in kidney. website. Accessed January 18th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Occur after surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysm or aortography
  • May cause acute renal failure if renal function already compromised
  • Often have cholesterol crystals
Microscopic (histologic) images

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

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