Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with cutaneous cholesterol emboli (CCE)?

Updated: Apr 12, 2021
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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CE can cause severe dysfunction of practically any organ, but renal emboli resulting in hypertension and renal insufficiency or failure is the most common complication. Management by a nephrologist, with possible referral to a dialysis service, may be necessary.


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