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Prolapse, Urogynecology & Infections

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Retention of urine in a pregnant woman with a retroverted uterus is seen at (DNB June 2010)



A 8-10 weeks
B 12-16 weeks

C 20-24 weeks
D 28-32 weeks

Ans. B
12-16 weeks

Retroverted gravid uterus - As a result of retension the bladder gets distended and becomes an abdominal organ reaching even up to umbilicus.

a. As pressure from the full bladder increases, small amounts of urine are passed involuntarily, but the bladder never empties entirely - paradoxical incontinence

b. After incarceration (12-16 weeks) the initial symptoms is frequency of urination followed by difficulty in micturition which ultimately culminates into retension of urine

c. In majority of patients spontaneous rectification occurs by 12 weeks.

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