Factitious hematuria with underlying renal abnormalities

R. F. Salmon, B. S. Arant, M. G. Baum, R. J. Hogg

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Factitious hematuria is a well-described cause of hematuria in adult patients but is rarely seen or considered in children. In this article, a 5-year-old girl with a history of gross hematuria with more than one pathologic explanation for recurrent hematuria is described. Because of persistent symptoms despite appropriate therapy, a factitious cause was considered.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)377-379
Number of pages3
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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