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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 307-310

The effect of dextrose instillation on a man with chylous hematuria: A case report


1 Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
2 Department of Anatomic Pathology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Correspondence Address:
Hao Lun Luo
Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung, No.123, Da-Pi Road, Niaosong Dist., Kaohsiung
Taiwan
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DOI: 10.4103/UROS.UROS_18_17

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Chyluria is a morbid condition and sclerotherapy is a minimally invasive treatment modality in treatment of chyluria. The benefit of sclerosing agents have been analyzed in previous studies; however, our patient has iodine allergy and silver nitrate is not available at our institution. So we chose 50% dextrose as sclerosing agents. We found that chyluria was cured without any complication. This result might offers a simple and safe modality of treatment.


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