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Herpes zoster-induced acute urinary retention.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23759051     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Urinary retention is a common acute presentation for men in their later decades. Potential contributing pathologies are numerous. We report an unusual case of acute urinary retention requiring catheterisation secondary to sacral herpes zoster reactivation (S2-4) in an 88-year-old man with minimal preceding obstructive symptoms.
Authors:
Ben Addison; Martyn Harvey
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Emergency medicine Australasia : EMA     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1742-6723     ISO Abbreviation:  Emerg Med Australas     Publication Date:  2013 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-06-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101199824     Medline TA:  Emerg Med Australas     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  279-81     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2013 Australasian College for Emergency Medicine and Australasian Society for Emergency Medicine.
Affiliation:
Department of General Surgery, North Shore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand.
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