Turkish Journal of Nephrology
Case Report

RENAL FAILURE AND GANGRENOUS TOE LESIONS DUE TO CHOLESTEROL CRYSTAL EMBOLIZATION: A REPORT OF TWO CASES

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İstanbul Üniversitesi İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi İç Hastalıkları Anabilim Dalı Nefroloji Bilim Dalı, İSTANBUL

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İstanbul Üniversitesi İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi Patoloji Anabilim Dalı, İSTANBUL

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İstanbul Üniversitesi İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi Genel Cerrahi Anabilim Dalı, İSTANBUL

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İstanbul Üniversitesi İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi Kardiyoloji Anabilim Dalı, İSTANBUL

Turkish J Nephrol 1998; 7: 154-156
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Cholesterol crystal embolization is a rare disease, presenting with a large clinical spectrum, occurding usually in elderly men who undergo an angiographic procedure or vascular surgery. We report two patients who developed systemic cholesterol embolic disease and renal failure after angiographic interventions of the coronaries.

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