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Twitter Poll

Twitter Poll (January 24, 2018)

ANSWER: C Patients with rhabdomyolysis present with acute tubular injury with pigmented casts (myoglobin casts) positive for myoglobin

By Vanessa Moreno, MD
Acute Tubular Injury, globular retractile brightly eosinophilic and fuchsinophilic casts,
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Acute Tubular Injury With Pigmented Casts

This biopsy is a 54-year-old female without significant past medical history, who presented with acute kidney injury. The serum creatinine…

Diagnose This!

Diagnose This! (July 24, 2017)

What is your diagnosis?     …

By L. Nich Cossey, MD

acute tubular injury with numerous pigmented myoglobin casts
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Myoglobin Casts

A 54-year-old man with a history of hypertension and hypercholesterolemia presented with complaints of generalized muscle stiffness and cola-colored urine.…