Infectious Disease: Kidney: African Trypanosomiasis

01 June 2011
Presented by Sebastian Lucas.

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Kidney showing vascular congestion

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A 1957 autopsy specimen consisting of a hemisected kidney from a 45 year old man who died of African Trypanosomiasis. There is radial streaking of the renal cortex with an intense congestion of the renal vessels and multiple small haemorrhages.

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