Waxy cast

waxy cast

A form of urinary cast consisting of homogeneous proteinaceous material that has a high refractive index, in contrast to the low refractive index of hyaline cast's; waxy cast's probably represent an advanced stage of the disintegrative process that results in coarsely and finely granular cast's, and are usually indicative of oliguria or anuria.

Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page

This page was last modified on 3 October 2005, at 21:16. This page has been accessed 3,020 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link