Symptom/Finding

hemoglobinuria

Description

Hemoglobin in urine; "Intravascular hemolysis is uncommon; it results in hemoglobinuria when the Hb released into plasma exceeds the Hb-binding capacity of plasma-binding proteins (eg, haptoglobin, a globulin normally present in concentrations of about 1.0 g/L in plasma)." [Merck Manual, p. 1046]

Category

Hematologic

ICD-9 Code

283.2

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