renal hematuria


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re·nal he·ma·tu·ri·a

hematuria resulting from extravasation of blood into the glomerular spaces, or tubules, or pelves of the kidneys.

renal hematuria

Etymology: L, ren, kidney; Gk, haima, blood, ouron, urine
presence of blood in the urine because of a kidney disorder.

re·nal he·ma·tu·ri·a

(rē'năl hē'mă-tyūr'ē-ă)
Blood in the urine resulting from extravasation of blood into the glomerular spaces, tubules, or pelves of the kidneys.

renal hematuria

Hematuria in which the blood comes from the upper tract. On gross examination, the urine is often smoky, red, or cola-colored. Some causes include: glomerular diseases, kidney tumors, kidney stones, among others.
See also: hematuria
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