microscopic hematuria

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mi·cro·scop·ic he·ma·tu·ri·a

presence of blood cells in urine, visible only under the microscope.

microscopic hematuria

Microhematuria Hematuria that can only be detected by LM examination of the urine

microscopic hematuria

Red blood cells that are not grossly obvious but are found instead on microscopic examination of a urine specimen. They may be found in patients with tumors of the urinary tract (kidneys, ureters, or bladder); glomerular diseases; kidney or ureteral stones; urinary tract infections; trauma; or in patients without obvious or demonstrable pathology. Synonym: microhematuria
See also: hematuria
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La hematuria vesical enzootica bovina (HVEB) es un proceso no infeccioso, toxico, de curso cronico, caracterizado por una hematuria persistente, que varia de microhematuria a macrohematuria en periodos variables de tiempo, asociada con anemia y neoplasias del tracto urinario inferior (Jubb et al.
TABLE 2 Findings that warrant further evaluation of recurrent UTI (18) Asymptomatic microhematuria Evidence of fistula (eg, fecaluria or pneumaturia) Gross hematuria following treatment of infection History of malignancy in the abdomen or pelvis History of urolithiasis History of urologic surgery or trauma Immunocompromised state (eg, diabetes) Outflow obstruction Persistent bacteriuria following treatment with antibiotic to which it is sensitive Recurrent pyelonephritis Urea-positive bacteria associated with urolithiasis UTI, urinary tract infection.
Con respecto a los analisis de laboratorio e imagenologicos de este estudio, fue dificil establecer un protocolo de estudio, dado que cada paciente fue abordado individualmente; de igual manera, los diferentes estudios publicados son enfaticos en que los pacientes con hematuria aislada, sea macro o microhematuria, no ameritan estudios exhaustivos diferentes al uroanalisis, calciuria y creatinina serica en el abordaje inicial; y solo uroanalisis dentro del seguimiento clinico a largo plazo (7,9,14).
Otros casos pueden presentarse solamente con depositos mesangiales de IgA, esto se observa especialmente en el contexto de pacientes que presentan microhematuria y proteinuria no nefrotica, entidad que puede semejar a la nefropatia por IgA.
The criteria for study has been well established using the criteria of scanning all trauma patients with gross hematuria, microhematuria plus shock, rapidly dropping hematocrits or peritoneal signs the present study shows that no urologic or intra-abdominal injuries were missed.
Both the siblings suffered from microhematuria and proteinuria from an early age.
Objective: To compare the frequency of asymptomatic microhematuria (AMH) in patients with stage 2-4 and stage 0-1 pelvic organ prolapse (POP).
Diagnosis, evaluation and follow up of asymptomatic microhematuria (AMH) in adults: AUA guidelines.
2) The 1990 American College of Rheumatology (3) criteria for diagnosis of GPA include (1) nasal or oral inflammation, (2) respiratory radiographic abnormalities consistent with respiratory tissue destruction (eg, nodules, infiltrates, and cavities), (3) microhematuria or red blood cell casts on urinary sediment analysis, and (4) granulomatous inflammation on biopsy for pathology.
However there was no microhematuria, which is present in up to 50% of patients with genitourinary TB.
Respecto a los paraclinicos ambos sindromes pueden tener eosinofilia mayor a 1500 celulas, creatina fosfoquinasa (CPK) y troponinas aumentadas, eosinofilia en el aspirado de medula osea; se ha encontrado que la proteina C reactiva (PCR) y la velocidad de sedimentacion globular (VSG) pueden estar mas elevada en el SCS, lo mismo que la proteinuria y microhematuria.