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Acute urinary retention in two patients with imperforate hymen.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8159930     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Acute urinary retention in two adolescent girls with hematometrocolpos caused by imperforate hymen are reported. The accumulation of the menstrual blood in the vagina and uterus may form a mechanical effect on the urethra and bladder and lead to the obstructive urinary symptoms. Hymenotomy created individually by CO2 laser and cruciate incision was performed. The two patients were discharged on the same day after operation and made an uneventful recovery.
Authors:
T J Yu; M C Lin
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Scandinavian journal of urology and nephrology     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0036-5599     ISO Abbreviation:  Scand. J. Urol. Nephrol.     Publication Date:  1993  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-05-19     Completed Date:  1994-05-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0114501     Medline TA:  Scand J Urol Nephrol     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  543-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Urologic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acute Disease
Adolescent
Child
Female
Hematocolpos / complications*
Hematometra / complications*
Humans
Hymen
Urinary Retention / etiology*

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