Loin pain hematuria syndrome
Other Names for this Disease
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loin pain and hematuria (blood in the urine). Other signs and symptoms include nausea and vomiting; a low-grade fever (up to 101°F); and/or dysuria during episodes of pain. The exact underlying cause of LPHS is currently unknown; however, scientists suspect that it may be due to abnormalities of the glomerular basement membranes (the tissues in the kidney that filter blood); bleeding disorders; or crystal and/or stone formation in the kidneys. Treatment is symptomatic and usually consists of pain management.Loin pain hematuria syndrome (LPHS) is a condition that is characterized by persistent or recurrent
Last updated: 4/1/2015
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