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chyluria

 [ki-lu´re-ah]
the presence of chyle in the urine, giving it a milky appearance; this follows obstruction of lymph flow, which causes rupture of lymph vessels into the renal pelves, ureters, bladder, or urethra.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

chy·lu·ri·a

(kī-lyū'rē-ă),
The passage of chyle in the urine; a form of albiduria.
[chyl- + G. ouron, urine]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

chyluria

(kī-lo͝or′ē-ə, -lyo͝or′-)
n.
The presence of chyle in the urine.
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chyl·u·ri·a

(kī-lyūr'ē-ă)
The passage of chyle in the urine; a form of albiduria.
[chyl- + G. ouron, urine]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

chyluria

Emulsified fat in the urine imparting a milky appearance. This may occur if the lymphatic channels in the abdomen, that normally conduct CHYLE are obstructed in FILARIASIS.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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[1] it is a warning sign for the medical practitioners not to ignore patients presenting with Chyluria. A thorough investigation must be compulsorily done for the presence of microfilaria even after mass drug administration as 80% of the Chyluria cases are due to infection with Wucheria bancrofti.
And the modern diseases of Niao Zhuo ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) would prefer chyluria, tuberculosis, urinary system infection, and cancer, rather than diabetic nephropathy.
Chyluria presenting as milky urine and nephrotic-range proteinuria.
Symptom evaluation had revealed retention of urine in 47 patients (67.14%), dysuria in 5 cases (7.14%), Thin stream in 37 cases (37%), burning micturition in 35 cases (50%), abdominal pain in 8 cases (11.42%), increased urine frequency in 22 cases (31.42%), hematuria in 10 cases (14.28%), pyuria in 10 cases(14.28%), dribbling in 30 cases (42.85%), scrotal swelling in 1 case (1.42%), prostatomegally in 23 cases (32.85%), significant post void residual urine in 28 cases (40%), incontinence in 6 cases (8.57%), enuresis in 9 cases (12.85%), chyluria in 1 cases (1.42%), congenital defect in 1 case (1.42%), anorexia in 2 cases (2.85%), nausea in 2 cases (2.85%), constipation in 1 case (1.42%), colitis in 1 case (1.42%), piles in 1 case(1.42%), suprapubic catheterisation in 8 cases (11.42%).
Hydrocele (40-60%), Elephantiasis of Scrotum, Penis, Leg, Arm, Vulva, Breast, Chyluria. The laboratory tests [9] to diagnose are following: (1) Demonstration of microfilarae in the peripheral blood.
In 1875, he returned to England to learn what was known about elephantiasis and chyluria. Manson found that there was no school in London that provided any insights to this disease; this void no doubt was responsible for sowing the seed in his mind of the need for a tropical studies center.
The swollen limbs, hydrocele, lymphoedema of the scrotum and chyluria are seen mostly in adults.