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Bladder rupture in a child with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome phenotype.

Author(s): Félix, M ; Lopes, M F ; Maia, R ; Diogo, L

Date: 1998

Origin: Acta Médica Portuguesa


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We report a case of "spontaneous" bladder rupture in a child with type IV Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome phenotype. The clinical presentation was unusual with abdominal pain, urinary retention and recurrent rectal prolapse. We could not find other similar cases in the literature. We to the possibility of "spontaneous" rupture occurring in this type of patients.

We report a case of "spontaneous" bladder rupture in a child with type IV Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome phenotype. The clinical presentation was unusual with abdominal pain, urinary retention and recurrent rectal prolapse. We could not find other similar cases in the literature. We to the possibility of "spontaneous" rupture occurring in this type of patients.

Document Type Research article
Language Portuguese
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