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A pregnant pause: blunt urologic trauma in a young woman.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7974954     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Trauma in a woman of child-bearing age is rarely discussed in urologic literature. However, it is the leading cause of maternal death during pregnancy. We propose that the standard workup for gross hematuria secondary to trauma be performed, in light of child-bearing age, since the greatest cause of fetal demise in this setting is maternal death.
R D Levin; M Edson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Urology     Volume:  44     ISSN:  0090-4295     ISO Abbreviation:  Urology     Publication Date:  1994 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-12-08     Completed Date:  1994-12-08     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0366151     Medline TA:  Urology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  764-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Urology, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C.
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MeSH Terms
Accidents, Traffic*
Hematuria / diagnosis*,  etiology,  therapy
Pregnancy Complications / prevention & control*
Urinary Bladder / injuries*
Wounds, Nonpenetrating / complications,  diagnosis*,  therapy

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