The diagnostic importance of erythrocyte dysmorphism in the study of hematuria.

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  • M I Daniel Serviço de Patologia Clínica, Hospital Dona Estefânia, Lisboa.
  • J Bordalo

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https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.2359

Abstract

The clinical pathologist often faces the request for the research of dysmorphism in urinary erythrocytes for evaluation of hematuria. Red cells with a different shape in the urinary sediment is usual but it is difficult to know when its presence has really diagnostic meaning. The last concepts about dysmorphic erythrocytes in urine, mainly the acanthocyte, and its importance in the differential diagnosis of hematuria are presented in this review.

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Daniel MI, Bordalo J. The diagnostic importance of erythrocyte dysmorphism in the study of hematuria. Acta Med Port [Internet]. 1998 Dec. 30 [cited 2024 Feb. 25];11(12):1101-5. Available from: https://actamedicaportuguesa.com/revista/index.php/amp/article/view/2359

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Arquivo Histórico