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Urine Sample Maltese crosses

Follow the link below to see the sign seen in Babesiosis...Now tell me where else you see Maltese crosses

http://docspike-yukonho.blogspot.com...cidentify.html
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so you didn't tell us where else should we see maltese crosses!!
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so you didn't tell us where else should we see maltese crosses!!
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In Fabry's disease polarization microscopy of the sediment of urine demonstrates birefringent lipid globules (ie, renal tubular epithelial cells or cell fragments with lipid inclusions) with the characteristic Maltese cross configuration.
In Nephrotic syndrome Oval fat bodies appear as "grape clusters" under light microscopy and "Maltese crosses" under polarized light...
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Under polarized light, maltese crosses can be seen in urinary sediment crystals containing the following:
leucine
2,8 dihydroxyadenine
free lipid droplets containing cholesterol
triamtirene

Source: The urinary sediment. An integrated view. By Giovanni B. Fogazzi
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