Urinary retention in women
Basson, J .
Van der Walt, C. L. E.
Heyns, C. F.
Health and Medical Publications Group (HMPG)
Urinary retention in women is uncommon, with a much lower incidence than in men. It may be acute (with suprapubic pain) or chronic (typically painless). Urinary retention in females is frequently transient, with no apparent cause, which makes the management of these patients more challenging.
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Urine -- Retention, Paruresis
Basson, J., Van der Walt, C. L. E., & Heyns, C. F. 2012. Urinary retention in women. Continuing Medical Education, 30(5):160-162.