Cholesterol crystals in Urine

  • Cholesterol crystals are abnormal in urine
  • Appearance: clear, flat plates with notched corners.
  • The appearance of cholesterol is associated with the Nephrotic Syndrome.
  • Cholesterol crystals are accompanied by a positive biochemical test for protein. They usually appear after the urine sample has been refrigerated and may be accompanied by oval fat bodies, fatty casts, and free fat droplets in the sediment.
Cholesterol crystals

Cholesterol crystals

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