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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Chyluria presenting as milky urine and nephrotic-range proteinuria.
It is an adjunct to lymphography in: primary and secondary lymphedema of the extremities; chyluria, chylous ascites or chylothorax; lymph node involvement by primary or secondary neoplasm; lymph node response to therapeutic modalities.
Hydrocele (40-60%), Elephantiasis of Scrotum, Penis, Leg, Arm, Vulva, Breast, Chyluria.
Here he came upon Timothy Lewis' account of discovery of a microscopic worm, which Lewis had named Filaria sanguinis hominis, in the urine and blood of patients with chyluria in Calcutta, India.