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Current evaluation and management of female urethral diverticula.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18702922     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The identification of female urethral diverticula remains a challenging problem for many clinicians. Many of these patients are often undiagnosed or misdiagnosed due to a clinical presentation that frequently mimics other pathologic processes. There can be significant variation in the urethral diverticular anatomy in terms of size, location, and configuration. This update provides a succinct and comprehensive review of the clinical presentation, evaluation, and treatment options for female urethral diverticula.
Authors:
LiAnn N Handel; Gary E Leach
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current urology reports     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1534-6285     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr Urol Rep     Publication Date:  2008 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-08-15     Completed Date:  2008-11-17     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100900943     Medline TA:  Curr Urol Rep     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  383-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Tower Urology Institute for Continence, Cedars-Sinai Medical Office Tower, 8635 West 3rd Street, Suite 1 West, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA. lnhandel@yahoo.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Cholinergic Antagonists / therapeutic use
Diagnostic Imaging
Diverticulum / classification,  complications,  diagnosis*,  therapy*
Dyspareunia / etiology
Dysuria / etiology
Female
Humans
Postoperative Complications
Urethra / pathology
Urethral Diseases / classification,  complications,  diagnosis*,  therapy*
Urination Disorders / etiology
Urologic Surgical Procedures
Urology / trends*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; 0/Cholinergic Antagonists

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