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2011-08-16 23:27:02

Adolescents and young adults who had persistent, microscopic blood in their urine (hematuria) were more likely to develop end-stage renal disease over a follow-up period of about 20 years, although the absolute risk was low, according to a study in the August 17 issue of JAMA. "Persistent asymptomatic isolated microscopic hematuria is a frequent incidental finding on routine examination of children, adolescents, and young adults. The most recent American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines...


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