Historical Examples

Occurrence of acetonuria in pregnancy suggests death of the fetus.
A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis James Campbell Todd

The internal organs are found to be fattily degenerated, and death is thought to be due to acetonuria.
Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology W. G. Aitchison Robertson

another name for ketonuria

acetonuria ac·e·ton·u·ri·a (ās’ĭ-tōn-yur’ē-ə)
The excretion in the urine of excessive amounts of acetone, an indication of incomplete oxidation of large amounts of fat, and common in diabetic acidosis.

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