brown urine

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brown urine

brown urine

NEPHROLOGY

A self-explanatory term for dark-coloured urine

Aetiology

• Nonpathologic/physiological Aloin, beets, cascara, chloroquine, cresol, drugs–azo gantricin, methylene blue, aniline dyes, fuschin, menses, iron, metronidazole, niridazole, nitrofurantoin, rhubarb, salol, methoxazole, sulfonamides.

• Pathological Haematin, dipyrrole–from unstable haemoglobin, homogentisic acid, melanin, myoglobin, porphyrin

Synonym Brownish urine 

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