acute nephritis (acute glomerulonephritis),
paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (dark urine in the morning that lightens up during the day),
the hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS),
sickle cell anemia (or any other type of hemolytic anemia),
a transfusion reaction (due to an immune response against transfused red blood cells),
thrombotic thrombocytic purpura (TTP), and
tuberculosis of the urinary tract.
- Urine infection in children
Urinary tract infection in children.
- Urine pH
A measure of the acidity or alkalinity of urine. Checking urine pH is part of the routine urinalysis. Factors that affect urine pH include vomiting, diarrhea, lung disease, hormones, kidney function, and urinary tract infection.
- UROD deficiency
The familial form of porphyria cutanea tarda — is inherited as an autosomal dominant trait with males and females affected in multiple generations. The enzyme UROD is reduced in all tissues. The sporadic form of porphyria cutanea tarda — is more common. The enzyme UROD is only reduced in the liver. It appears sporadically in […]
Relating to both the urinary system and the genital system (the interior and exterior genitalia).
A method for examining the structure and functionality of the urinary system. A special dye is injected, and an X-ray machine records the dye’s progress through the urinary tract. Urography is particularly useful for discovering cysts or other internal blockages.