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Kidney non-tumor



Reviewers: Nikhil Sangle, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 25 December 2012, last major update September 2012
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● Artificial replacement for lost kidney function in people with renal failure (Wikipedia)
● Treatment may cause acquired cystic kidney disease, papillary adenoma, acquired cystic kidney disease related carcinoma, clear cell papillary renal cell carcinoma
● Associated with beta2 microglobulin amyloidosis, usually affecting bone or joints, occasionally viscera (J Am Soc Nephrol 1997;8:509)

Case reports

● Rare fatal air embolism after dialysis (Am J Forensic Med Pathol 2012;33:110)

Micro description

● Arterial intimal thickening, calcium oxalate crystals in tubules

Micro images

Calcium oxalate crystals (various causes)

End of Kidney non-tumor > Miscellaneous > Dialysis

Ref Updated: 9/6/12

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