A Case Report On Chyluria-Non Filarial Origin

Adhish Vyas1*, Jatin Bhatt2, Jignesh Dave3, Iliyas Juneja4, Hitesh Meghani5

1Resident Doctor, 2 Professor & Head, 3, 4 Associate professor, 5 Assistant professor , General Surgery Department PDU Medical College & Hospital Rajkot


BACKGROUND: Filarial infections are common in most tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Chyluria is endemic in the Gangetic belt of India almost exclusively caused by Wucheria Bancrofti in tropical areas. Here we present a case of chyluria in which patient complaining of milky white urine with burning sensation and weight loss. No proven microfilarial infection was there in the patient. IVP studies were found to be normal. Treatment of the patient was done conservatively with help of plenty of fluids orally and DEC (Diethylcarbamezine), dietary restrictions. Patient improved the symptoms after the treatment.

Keywords: Chyluria, Filarial, Filarial antigen

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