haemoglobinuria


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haemoglobinuria

he·mo·glo·bi·nu·ri·a

(hē'mō-glō'bi-nyūr'ē-ă)
The presence of hemoglobin in the urine, including certain closely related pigments formed from slight alteration of the hemoglobin molecule; indicative of intravascular hemolysis or of bleeding into the urinary tract, with hemolysis there. The urine may be reddish-yellow to dark red.
Synonym(s): haemoglobinuria.
[hemoglobin + G. ouron, urine]

haemoglobinuria

Free HAEMOGLOBIN in the urine. This rare event occurs when large quantities of haemoglobin have been released from the red cells in the blood, as in severe MALARIA, causing the complication ‘blackwater fever’ or other forms of HAEMOLYTIC ANAEMIA. The free haemoglobin is able to pass through the kidneys into the urine. Compare HAEMATURIA.

he·mo·glo·bi·nu·ri·a

(hē'mō-glō'bi-nyūr'ē-ă)
Presence of hemoglobin in urine; when present in sufficient quantities, they result in the urine's being colored in shades varying from light reddish-yellow to fairly dark red.
Synonym(s): haemoglobinuria.
[hemoglobin + G. ouron, urine]
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