A 60-year-old woman undergoing hemodialysis for chronic kidney disease went to her physician when she saw a worrisome smooth plaque on her leg that developed over the last few weeks. It was very painful, especially when it first appeared. She had two more similar lesions developing and one looked net-like.
What is your diagnosis?
C. Cholesterol emboli
D. Antiphospholipid syndrome
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