International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Science | Indonesia | Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019

Green Urine Discolouration Due to a Traditional Medicine: A Case Report

Robert [73] | Dewi Catur Wulandari [9]

Abstract: The colour of urine is an important factor in urine examination, which can help physicians to differentiate various diseases. And abnormal discolouration of the urine is always alarming to the patient and intriguing to physicians. Green colouration in urine can be caused by endogenous or exogenous factors, for example certain dyes, drug intoxications and diseases can induce green urine discolouration. We present a case of green urine discolouration which happened as a side effect of traditional medicine that contains methylene blue. Simple analysis in the clinical biochemistry laboratory can play a role in avoiding other expensive and unnecessary investigations.

Keywords: Green urine, methylene blue, traditional medicine

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019,

Pages: 929 - 931

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