What is the role of urinalysis in the evaluation of guttate psoriasis?

Updated: Oct 03, 2019
  • Author: Kirstin Altman, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Urine results are usually negative. Detection of blood and protein on urinalysis could suggest a rare case associated with a concomitant poststreptococcal acute glomerulonephritis. However, reported cases have failed to prove association of psoriasis and poststreptococcal renal disease. [45]


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