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Trauma of the Lower Genitourinary Tract

  • Stuart M. Gaynes
  • Jay B. Hollander
  • S. Zafar H. Jafri

Abstract

Trauma to the lower genitourinary tract often presents with clear signs and symptoms. Failure to properly diagnose injuries to this region can lead to significant long-term morbidity. Approximately 7.5–16.0% of patients with a pelvic fracture sustain an injury to the lower genitourinary tract.1–5 Attempts should be made to optimize the initial management of a patient with a lower genitourinary injury in order to minimize future sequelae.

Keywords

Pelvic Fracture Urethral Catheter Tunica Albuginea Urethral Injury Bladder Rupture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stuart M. Gaynes
  • Jay B. Hollander
  • S. Zafar H. Jafri

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