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Open Medicine

formerly Central European Journal of Medicine

Editor-in-Chief: Darzynkiewicz, Zbigniew


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Volume 8, Issue 3

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Acute abdomen due to bladder perforation in a patient with multiple sclerosis

Dubravko Habek
  • University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinical Hospital “Sveti Duh”, ZagrebSveti Duh 63, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
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/ Tatjana Pavelić-Turudić
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Published Online: 2013-04-17 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s11536-012-0136-3

Abstract

The authors presented a case report of the acute abdomen with pelvic abscess because bladder perforation in a 21-year-old patient with multiple sclerosis and intermittent catheterization of the urinary bladder.

Keywords: Acute abdomen; Urinary bladder perforation; Pelvic abscess; Multiple sclerosis; Procedure

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Published Online: 2013-04-17

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Citation Information: Open Medicine, Volume 8, Issue 3, Pages 362–363, ISSN (Online) 2391-5463, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s11536-012-0136-3.

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