Syndrome of Microscopic Hematuria, Asymptomatic Proteinuria, and “Focal Glomerulonephritis”
Numerous individuals with essentially normal health are referred by industrial, public health, or Army physicians to nephrologists for investigation of asymptomatic proteinuria or microscopic hematuria, or both. In most instances, these abnormalities are detected serendipitously by urinalysis during employment physical examinations or routine physical examinations, or following a visit to a physician for some kind of illness which is almost always unrelated to kidney or urinary conduits. By and large, these patients do not have any relevant past history that could contribute to the abnormal results of the urinalysis. Likewise, the physical examinations are essentially normal in these individuals.
KeywordsRenal Biopsy Glomerular Basement Membrane Microscopic Hematuria Glomerular Capillary Percutaneous Renal Biopsy
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