Fig 3. Calcium oxalate crystals are present within the tubular lumina in this polarized view of a renal biopsy from a patient with ethylene glycol intoxication. The calcium oxalate crystals show characteristic aggregation into fan or rosette-shape structures with occasional rhomboid individual crystals present. There is surrounding tubulointerstitial fibrosis and mononuclear cell infiltrate. (Polarized hematoxylin and eosin, original magnification X200).

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American Journal of Kidney Diseases, Volume 36, Issue 5

   2000 by the National Kidney Foundation, Inc.

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