A 34 year old male with homozygous sickle cell disease is being investigated for hematuria


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A 34 year old male with homozygous sickle cell disease is being investigated for hematuria. He gives a history suggestive of a recent urinary tract infection. He is otherwise well and examination is unremarkable. Investigation reveals a defect in urinary concentration, hyperkalemia and a hyperchloremic metabolic acidosis. The most likely pathology is
a) urethral stricture
b) pyelonephritis
c) papillary necrosis
d) recto-vesical fistula
e) ureterocoele


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