Diagnose This! (May 8, 2017)
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The photomicrograph shows numerous atheroemboli within vascular spaces on renal biopsy. Atheroemboli can be a cause of renal ischemia and acute renal failure and are often associated with vascular instrumentation or in patients with severe atherosclerosis such as an abdominal aortic aneurysm.
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