Hematocolpos causing severe urinary retention in an adolescent girl with imperforate hymen: an uncommon presentation


Gyimadu A., Sayal B., GÜVEN S. , GÜNALP G. S.

ARCHIVES OF GYNECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS, vol.280, no.3, pp.461-463, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 280 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00404-009-0931-5
  • Title of Journal : ARCHIVES OF GYNECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.461-463
  • Keywords: Acute urinary retention, Adolesccent girl, Hematocolpos, Imperforate hymen

Abstract

Hematocolpos is rarely presented as a pelvic mass which mechanically compresses the bladder and the urethra thereby causing urinary retention.