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Excretion of free hemoglobin in the urine.
- ‘Red blood cells which lack the ability to vesiculate cause a disease with red blood cell destruction and haemoglobinuria.’
- ‘In elderly, asplenic, or immunocompromised patients a severe malaria-like illness with hemoglobinuria, hemolytic anemia, and renal failure can occur.’
- ‘His book chronicles a young doctor's battle with a rare and life-threatening blood disease, paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria.’
- ‘In this setting, a serum sample with normal color indicates myoglobinuria, whereas a pigmented brown or red serum sample indicates hemoglobinuria.’
- ‘In the anesthetized patient, the only signs may be unexpected oozing, hemoglobinuria, or hypotension.’
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