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Syncope in a patient with giant bladder diverticulum.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22821117     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Syncope is common in clinical practice, but the cause is often difficult to diagnose. We report a 75-year-old man who was referred to the emergency department because of syncope after an urgent sensation of urinating during jogging. He was finally diagnosed as having a giant bladder diverticulum due to prostatic hyperplasia accompanied by neurally mediated syncope. Excessive urinary retention is a possible cause of not only giant bladder diverticula but also syncope due to vagal enhancement.
Nozomu Kaneko; Tatsuya Kawasaki; Hidehisa Boku; Tadaaki Kamitani
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-07-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan)     Volume:  51     ISSN:  1349-7235     ISO Abbreviation:  Intern. Med.     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204241     Medline TA:  Intern Med     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1935-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, Matsushita Memorial Hospital, Japan.
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