Acute urinary retention caused by vesical diverticula

Edwin S. Epstein, Marilyn J. Siegel, Charles B. Manley

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Two children with acute urinary retention due to obstructing bladder diverticula are presented. This is an extremely rare but significant complication of congenital bladder diverticulum. The possible mechanisms of this complication are discussed. Voiding cystourethrography can provide the correct diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)263-265
Number of pages3
JournalUrologic Radiology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 1982


  • Bladder, diverticula
  • Bladder, obstruction
  • Kidney, obstruction


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