Nonnephritic hematuria

5 Interesting Facts of Nonnephritic hematuria

  1. Hematuria may originate from ureter, bladder, or prostate due to malignancy, infection, trauma, or stones
  2. Clinical presentation may be distinctive (associated renal colic with stones, fever and dysuria with infection)
  3. Oliguria is unusual unless there is complete or partial obstruction by stones or malignancy
  4. Hypertension and edema are absent unless due to comorbidities
  5. Microscopic analysis of urine sediment aids in differentiation; red cells are morphologically normal and red cell casts are not present in nonglomerular causes of hematuria

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