DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-2902.isj20221429
Published: 2022-05-26

Spontaneous rupture of the urinary bladder: can COVID predispose?

Shrirang V. Kulkarni, Alok K. Pandey

Abstract


The urogenital tract is a rare source of pneumoperitoneum in peritonitis. Spontaneous rupture of the urinary bladder (SRUB) as a cause is rarer. Preceding severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS‐CoV‐2) infection predisposing to such eventuality is unprecedented. Experience with such a singular case is presented and discussed.


Keywords


Spontaneous rupture of urinary bladder, SARS‐CoV‐2 infection, Pneumoperitoneum

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