Hematuria or the presence of blood in the urine



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Heavy blood loss, caused by a cystitis in a female rabbit



Bacterial causes

Urinary tract infection (UTI), by Pasteurella spp, Staphylococcus spp., or other bacteria

Cystitis (inflammation of the bladder)

Pyelonephritis (infection of the kidney)

Acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis


Neoplastic causes

Presence of polyps in the uterus or in the bladder

Uterine adenocarcinoma

Endometrial hyperplasia


 Blood vessel related causes

Uterine endometrial aneurysm

Disseminated intravascular coagulation


Mechanical causes

Urolithiasis or the presence of kidney or bladder stones

Renal infarcts

Dystocia (difficult labor or birth)

Obstruction of the ureteropelvic junction

Bladder anomalies

Renal cortical necrosis


 Plant related causes

Related to plant pigments in the food. No true hematuria





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