Starch crystals

Starch crystals under Microscope (artifacts)

Starch crystals from glove powder in urine (artifacts)
Amorphous Urate or Phosphate Crystals

Difference between amorphous Urate and Phosphate

The distinction between amorphous urates and amorphous phosphates is often made on the urinary pH basis but the following can help in differentiation: Phosphate is seen in alkaline ...
Urinary Casts Formation

Factors known to be promoters of cast formation

Factors known to be promoters of cast formation are: Increased amount of certain proteins as Albumin, Myoglobin ,and Hemoglobin Urinary stasis Cellular debris Low glomerular filtration ...
Calcium Oxalate crystals (monohydrate)

Calcium Oxalate crystals (monohydrate)

Calcium oxalate monohydrate crystals vary in size and may have a spindle, oval, or dumbbell shape. Found normally in urine after ingestion of vit C, tomato, spinch, garlic , orange.
Ketone Urine Strip

Urine Ketone, When it’s ordered ?

Urine Ketone usually ordered for these purposes: Screening for ketonuria in pregnant women because ketoacidosis is a prominent factor that contributes to intrauterine death. Screening ...
Calcium Phosphate Crystal

Calcium phosphate crystals in urine

Calcium phosphate crystals are normal in urine and their appearance look like a large flat-shaped plates orwedge-shaped prisms. THe prisms often appear in rosettes. Single prisms are ...
1: Muddy brown cast  (dirty brown hemoglobinuric pigment)
2: Waxy cast
3: Necrotic RTC cells
4: RTC-hyaline cast

Muddy brown granular casts

Urine sediment showing multiple, muddy brown granular casts.  These findings are highly suggestive of acute tubular necrosis in a patient with Acute kidney injury (Acute renal failure).
Purple discoloration of the urine in the urine bag and tube

Purple Urine Bag Syndrome

Purple urine bag syndrome (PUBS) is a rare condition, in which the patient has a purple-colored urine tubes or bags following urinary catheterization for hours to months. It is usually ...
Indinavir Crystals

Indinavir Urine Crystals

Indinavir is used along with other medications to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Indinavir  crystals tend to be either flat rectangular plates, fan-shaped, or ...
Uric Acid Crystals

Uric Acid Crystal Image

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