Tuesday Clinical Case Conference . 9/11/07 Zae Kim. Atheroembolic disease (Cholesterol Crystal Embolism) . Epidemiology Clinical and pathologic findings Diagnosis Pathogenesis Treatment. Atheroembolic Renal Disease (AERD). An underdiagnosed and increasing cause of renal failure
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Gastric mucosal and submucosal biopsy
-cholesterol crystals in the submucosal arterioles
Thin section, toluidine blue stain shows the characteristic cholesterol clefts (due to washout of the cholesterol crystals during histologic processing) of an atheroembolus in the small renal artery
Generation of PMN-aggregating activity in plasma incubated with lipids extracted from atheromatous aortas
Aggregating activity of PMN