epithelial cast


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ep·i·the·li·al cast

a cast that contains epithelial cells and their remnants; occurs most frequently in renal tubules and urine as a marker for renal tubular necrosis.
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EPITHELIAL CAST: (Orig. mag. ×400)

epithelial cast

Tubular epithelial cells in the urine, a finding in some cases of glomerulonephritis.
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