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Hematuria Highly Prevalent in Pediatric Hemophilia A and B

Key clinical point: The presence of hematuria on screening urinalysis was highly prevalent in pediatric patients with hemophilia.

Major finding: Hematuria was detected in 45% of patients with hemophilia (mean RBCs, 332; median RBCs, 7), 76% of whom were identified using urinalysis.

Study details: A retrospective chart review of 93 children with hemophilia A and B.

Disclosures: No funding sources were reported. The authors reported financial affiliations with Bioverativ, CSL Behring, Medscape, Shire, the American Society of Hematology, and others.


Davis KA et al. Haemophilia. 2019 Jul 10. doi: 10.1111/hae.13815.