Acute urinary retention in female patients: diagnosis and treatment.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Acute urinary retention in female patients often is attributed to psychogenic disturbances. However, it is apparent that this problem may be the harbinger of significant organic illness. Our experience with 27 patients reveals that careful evaluation and appropriate treatment prevent further urological complications and aid in the diagnosis of underlying pathological conditions.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Preminger, GM; Steinhardt, GF; Mandell, J; Fried, FA; Landes, RR

Published Date

  • July 1, 1983

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 130 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 112 - 113

PubMed ID

  • 6864888

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0022-5347

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0022-5347(17)50984-2


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States