Blood vessel disorders
Emboli in kidney
Reviewers: Nikhil Sangle, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 25 December 2012, last major update August 2012
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● Occur after surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysm or aortography
● May cause acute renal failure if renal function already compromised
● Often have cholesterol crystals
Cholesterol crystal embolization from upstream coronary artery plaque after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
End of Kidney non-tumor > Blood vessel disorders > Emboli in kidney
Ref Updated: 8/23/12
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