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Fig. 3 | BMC Cancer

Fig. 3

From: Case report of oxalate nephropathy in a patient with pancreatic metastases from renal carcinoma

Fig. 3

Renal biopsy stained with haematoxylin and eosin. a 40x magnification - Renal cortex showing moderate to severe chronic damage (50–60% interstitial fibrosis and tubular atrophy). b 100x magnification showing detail of cortex highlighting banded distribution of interstitial fibrosis and tubular atrophy and entrapment of normal glomeruli. c 200x and (d) 400x magnification showing proximal tubule epithelium, which is flattened with complete and partial loss of the brush borders, in keeping with acute tubular injury. A few tubular lumens contain colourless, polygonal, refractile crystals, in keeping with oxalate crystals

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