Atheroembolism

Atheroembolism: Skin (livedo reticularis), renal (subacute renal impairment), eosinophilia (early on)


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  • Atheroembolism
  • aka: Cholesterol crystal embolism,
  • Skin (livedo reticularis), renal (subacute renal impairment), eosinophilia (early on)
  • Fever, malaise, skin (livedo reticularis), Hx of atherosclerosis with procedure done
  • Skin (livedo reticularis), GI (ab pain)
  • eosinophilia, renal failure (creatinine↑), renal biopsy shows cholesterol clefts
  • cholesterol emboli causing ischemic injury to kidney