Atheroembolic renal disease

Renal disease - atheroembolic; Cholesterol embolization syndrome; Atheroemboli - renal; Atherosclerotic disease - renal

Atheroembolic renal disease (AERD) occurs when small particles made of hardened cholesterol and fat spread to the small blood vessels of the kidneys.

Male urinary system

The urinary system is made up of the kidneys, ureters, urethra and bladder.

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