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Look at all the lovely medications in this tiny portion of a gastric biopsy. The drugs present tell us that the patient has renal disease. Of course, microcrystalline cellulose is just pill filler. Kayexalate reduces hyperkalemia and Renvela reduces hyperphosphatemia.

Case provided by Dr. Elizabeth Montgomery, Clinical Professor, Vice Chair of Faculty Development & Mentoring, Director of Surgical Pathology Fellowship Training Program, Co-Director, Pathology Reference Services, and Editor-In-Chief at Innovative Science Press.

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