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Int Neurourol J > Volume 12(1); 2008 > Article
Journal of the Korean Continence Society 2008;12(1): 88-91.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5213/jkcs.2008.12.1.88   
Female Acute Urinary Retention Caused by Urethral Diverticulum.
Young Joo Kim
Department of Urology, Cheju National University, School of Medicine, Jeju, Korea. kurology@urology.or.kr
ABSTRACT
We report two cases of acute urinary retention in women with urethral diverticulum. Cystoscopy were performed all patients. But diverticular opening was not found. All patients failed voiding by a bladder outlet obstruction. In one case, bladder outlet obstructive symptom resolved completely after the surgical removal of the diverticulum. In another case, patient refused operation.
Keywords: Female urethral diverticulum; Acute urinary retention; Bladder outlet obstruction


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