Histology Course A III 34 Department of Pathology, University of Zurich Histology Course

A III 34 kidney with disseminated intravascular coagulation PM further information (German) on HiPaKu 
  ICD-10: D65
 
   
61-year-old polytraumatized male patient had been involved in a traffic accident, in which he suffered multiple compound fractures. He died from septic shock (specimen from autopsy).
 
- Glomerular capillaries exhibit multiple violet-red hyaline microthrombi consisting mostly of fibrin. Furthermore, microthrombi are present in some vasa recta.
- Proximal tubules exhibit acute ischemic changes with thinning of the tubular epithelium and dilatation of the tubular lumen.