Don't diagnose microhematuria
solely on the results of a urine dipstick (macroscopic urinalysis).
Diagnosis, evaluation and follow up of asymptomatic microhematuria
(AMH) in adults: AUA guidelines.
In addition to creatinine and [micro]ALB, accurate detection of microhematuria
(rare or few RBC) through cellular analysis can be critical for physicians.
10(p40)) Patients are frequently asymptomatic, but may have microhematuria
These authors further reported that microhematuria
and lower serum complement levels are more common in IE patients with rheumatic complications.
Prospective comparison of computerized tomography and excretory urography in the initial evaluation of asymptomatic microhematuria
The clinical presentation was proteinuria, often in the nephrotic range, microhematuria
, and hypertension.
Three cases were asymptomatic; one patient complained of microhematuria
, and one presented with acute hemorrhagic rupture of a huge left kidney tumor.
Finally, because the prevalence of microhematuria
is not affected by physical exercise in the 24 h preceding urinalysis in asymptomatic young men (11), leisure physical activity probably did not significantly affect our results.
Other tests for selected patients include urine cytology for those whose histories are suggestive of carcinoma in situ or whose urinalysis showed microhematuria
Cystoscopy in Women with Asymptomatic Microhematuria
Microscopic hematuria can be an indicator of important nephrologic or urologic disease, including cancer.
These included isolated cases of nasopharyngitis, abdominal pain, fatigue, insomnia, glucosuria, leucocyturia, microhematuria
, musculoskeletal pain, myalgia, tachycardia, and dyspepsia.