Indian Journal of Urology Users online:795  
IJU
Home Current Issue Ahead of print Editorial Board Archives Symposia Guidelines Subscriptions Login 
Print this page  Email this page Small font sizeDefault font sizeIncrease font size
REVIEW ARTICLES
Year : 2005  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 18-23

Issues in etiology and diagnosis making of chyluria


Department of Urology, King George Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
D Dalela
Department of Urology, King George Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0970-1591.19545

Rights and Permissions

Chyluria, the passage of intestinal lymph in urine is common in the rural and economically weaker population of our country. Etiologically it has been classified as parasitic and nonparasitic (rare). By far the most important and most common cause effect relationship of chyluria is with Wuchereria bancrofti. The issues in diagnosis making of chyluria include: confirmation of chyluria, localization of site of leakage in urinary tract, identifying the cause of chyluria and assessing as to how bad is the disease? A number of biochemical and radiological diagnostic tests are available for the same. Since this is 'a disease of the poor', there is a need to modify the approach of diagnostic evaluation and therapeutic protocols in order to curtail the overall cost of treatment.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed15401    
    Printed247    
    Emailed9    
    PDF Downloaded943    
    Comments [Add]    
    Cited by others 3    

Recommend this journal

 

HEALTHWARE INDIA