microscopic haematuria

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microscopic haematuria

Haematuria that can only be detected by light microscopic examination of the urine: 1 to 10 red cells per high-power field of urine.

Aetiology
IgA nephropathy, mesangial proliferative glomerulonephritis, focal segmental proliferative glomerulonephritis.

Diagnosis
Renal biopsy; cystoscopy is ineffective.
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Immunocytology in the assessment of patients with asymptomatic microhaematuria.