|Understanding urinalysis report-what are casts?
Aug 6, 2005
I have my son's urinalysis report and for "casts it reads 3-4 granular and says casts per low power field occas hyaline cast per LPF cylindroids present. What does this mean? Our dr refered us to a urologist. But I am worried about maybe the kidneys?
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
Urine casts are essentially a protein-containing cast of a kidney tubule. A urologist or nephrologist would deal with the interpretation of such findings in the urine.
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