Causes of Hematuria

Many conditions are associated with hematuria. The most common causes include the following:

There are rare diseases and genetic disorders that also cause hematuria. Some of these are:

  • Sickle cell anemia (inherited blood disorder)
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus; chronic inflammatory disorder of connective tissue)
  • von Hippel-Landau disease (hereditary disease in which benign tumors form on the spinal cord, kidneys, testicles, and other organs)

Publication Review By: Stacy J. Childs, M.D., Stanley J. Swierzewski, III, M.D.

Published: 15 Jun 1998

Last Modified: 07 Sep 2010