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, Incidental Finding or a Problem?
They may present with asymptomatic hematuria at an advanced pathologic stage and have a poor prognosis.
A 58-year-old Caucasian male with a past medical history of hypertension, type II diabetes mellitus, chronic kidney disease stage IV on peritoneal dialysis, stroke, and congestive heart failure presented to an outside clinic with asymptomatic hematuria. CT scan showed a 3.2 x 1.7 x 2.7 cm mass in the anterior wall of the urinary bladder at that time (Figure 1).
(blood in the urine) and papillary necrosis are also associated with renal disease.
Most cases occur in male urinary tract as a recognized cause of asymptomatic hematuria
which are found most commonly in the prostatic urethra near the verumontanum.5 The presence of prostate tissue from the outside of urinary system is extremely rare.
Asymptomatic hematuria proteinuria and pyuria in school children.
Asymptomatic hematuria in childhood: a practical approach to evaluation.
Clinically, nearly 60% of patients with class II lesions present with asymptomatic proteinuria (subnephrotic range), asymptomatic hematuria
, or both with normal renal function (Table 1).
CT scans without contrast are now preferred for early assessment of asymptomatic hematuria
The appropriate screening and evaluation of patients with asymptomatic hematuria
The incidence of thin glomerular basement membrane nephropathy (TBMN; also called benign familial hematuria/nephritis) ranges between 5.2% and 9.2% in the general population and may account for up to 30% of patients presenting with asymptomatic hematuria
. Thin glomerular basement membrane nephropathy (reviewed in references 3 and 4) is believed to have an autosomal-dominant pattern of inheritance.