Flea Bitten Kidney

A descriptive term referring to the petechial haemorrhages and microinfarctions on the renal cortical surface, typical of malignant hypertension, which are caused by thromboses in the arcuate and interlobular arteries
DiffDx Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), polyarteritis nodosa, leukaemia, lymphoma
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