chyluria


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chyluria

[kī′lu̇r·ē·ə]
(medicine)
The presence of chyle or lymph in the urine, usually caused by a fistulous communication between the urinary and lymphatic tracts or by lymphatic obstruction.
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The etiology of chyluria includes infectious and noninfectious causes.
The next step is to confirm that there is chyluria by performing one of the following tests: Sudan stain for fat droplets, lipid electrophoresis, or measurements of triglyceride (3) and cholesterol levels in the urine.
Chyluria is a delayed complication of the disease, and there is usually no parasite found.
Manson correctly surmised that chyluria and elephantiasis were manifestations of lymphatic obstruction by adult filarial worms.