Acute urinary retention in a child due to pyocolpos and pyometrium

David F. Mobley, Donald P. Griffith

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Abstract

Acute urinary retention in a child is an unusual occurrence. A case of acute urinaryretention due to pyocolpos and pyometrium is presented and discussed. Emphasis is on early diagnosis and treatment by drainage to alleviate progressive obstruction of the urinary tract. Other causes of acute urinary retention in the pediatric age group are briefly outlined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)784-786
Number of pages3
JournalUrology
Volume3
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1974

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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