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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