Pre-Existing Disease

Pre-Existing Disease
Figure 5. Wedge biopsy of the donor kidney from a young man who died of head injury. Virtually all glomeruli showed fibrin thrombi indicative of disseminated intravascular coagulation(DIC). The coarse vacuolation of the tubular epithelium seen here reflects concurrent ischemic injury to the renal parenchyma. It was decided not to use these kidneys.

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