n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Case report : acute urinary retention in young females : mixed bag

Volume 21, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



Extracted from text ... MIXED BAG 168 C M E M a r c h 2 0 03 Vo l . 2 1 No . 3 Patient 1 A 14-year-old girl presented to a casualty department with a 10-hour history of lower abdominal pain and inability to void urine. After catheterisation, when about 500 ml of clear urine was drained, she felt comfortable and the catheter was removed.A few hours later, she suffered another episode of retention and was readmitted. Her history was clear, with no previous occurrences of urinary retention. She had never menstruated. On examination, her vital signs were normal and ..

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