Urological injuries associated with pelvic fractures: A case report of a detached bone segment inside the bladder

@inproceedings{Alfayez2016UrologicalIA,
  title={Urological injuries associated with pelvic fractures: A case report of a detached bone segment inside the bladder},
  author={Saud Mohammed Alfayez and Khalid Allimmia and Ahmad A. Alshammri and Firas Serro and Rakan Almogbel and Abdullah Nasser Bin Dous and Raed M. Almannie and J. Carlos Palencia},
  booktitle={International journal of surgery case reports},
  year={2016}
}
INTRODUCTION Urological injuries in pelvic fractures are noticed in 6-15% of the cases. The bladder, due to its anatomical position, is prone to rupture in pelvic fractures. The majority of urinary bladder injuries are either extraperitoneal or intraperitoneal. Nonetheless, both types can occur simultaneously in 6% of the cases. PRESENTATION OF THE CASE A 45-year-old male was brought to our emergency department after being struck by an automobile. In the absence of signs of urethral injury, a… CONTINUE READING
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