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Hall's stain, bile casts
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Twitter Poll (September 26, 2018)

ANSWER: D Halls stain is used to confirm the presence of bile casts. This technique uses the oxidizing action of…

By Vanessa Moreno, MD
stained calcium deposits
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Bile Stained Calcium Oxalate Crystals

A renal biopsy was performed on this 75-year-old female who presented with acute liver failure, jaundice and acute renal failure…

Bile Cast Nephropathy
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Bile Cast Nephropathy

Bile cast nephropathy is one cause of acute or chronic kidney injury in patients with liver disease (especially obstructive cholestasis).…