Category Archives: Urology

Hematuria: An Approach

Etiology Traumatic: exercise, Foley catheterization, nephrolithiasis, coitus Infectious: urinary tract infections Malignant: bladder, kidney, prostate Vascular: renal infarct, renal vein thrombosis, sickle cell disease and trait Toxic: cyclophosphamide, antiplatelet agents, anticoagulants, NSAIDS Spurious: menses Workup Step 1: discontinue offenders Anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents Hemorrhagic cystitis: isophosphamide, cyclophosphamide, radiation therapy, methotrexate stone forming agents: loop diuretics, anticonvulsants, indinavir Renal papillary… Read More »