IPLab:Lab 1:Kidney Infarction

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Clinical Summary

This 48-year-old black male committed suicide by ingesting an unidentified toxin, after which he went into profound shock and died.

Autopsy Findings

An incidental finding at autopsy was a small renal lesion which was reddish-tan in color, sharply delineated, and triangular in shape. The base of the lesion was located at the capsular surface and its apex at the corticomedullary junction.


Virtual Microscopy

Kidney Infarction

Normal Kidney

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