Tag Unusual Urine
Unusual Urine Clinical Cases

Cherry Red or Raspberry urine

When the urine is red and free of haem pigments (e.g. erythroctyes, haemoglobin or myoglobin), then the urine may be discoloured and described as 'raspberry', or 'cherry-red'
Unusual Urine Clinical Cases

Tyrian rage

Purple Urine: Usually alkaline urine with degradation of indoxyl sulfate (indican), dietary tryptophan metabolite, into indigo (blue) and indirubin (red)
Unusual Urine Clinical Cases

Mahogany Myoglobinuria

A 72 year old female is admitted following an emergency abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Explain the biochemical results and brown urine
Unusual Urine Clinical Cases

Verdant waste

You manage a young male with a subarachnoid haemorrhage. You are called to review because the patient has started to pass green urine
Unusual Urine Clinical Cases

How Green is my urine

Casual perusal of the output from a patients indwelling catheter revelaed green urine. What are the commonest causes of this unusual urine?
Unusual Urine Clinical Cases

Where are the lemons?

You are wandering past the bedside of a 42 year old male with a cerebral abscess…and you notice he has orange urine. Unusual Urine.