Submucosal vesical varicosities causing hematuria and retention of urine in pregnancy: cystovarix.

@article{Hallamore2007SubmucosalVV,
  title={Submucosal vesical varicosities causing hematuria and retention of urine in pregnancy: cystovarix.},
  author={Sandra L Hallamore and Richard J Grills and Greg Neerhut and Nathan L Lawrentschuk},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2007},
  volume={196 5},
  pages={e29-30}
}
Pregnancy may be associated with urological complications but gross hematuria is rare. Mechanical obstruction of venous return with pregnancy-associated smooth muscle dilatation and vasodilatation causes venous congestion, predisposing to varicose veins. We present a case of bladder submucosal venous hemorrhage secondary to such varices and describe… CONTINUE READING