AB136. Herpes zoster associated with acute urinary retention: 2 case reports and literature review
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AB136. Herpes zoster associated with acute urinary retention: 2 case reports and literature review

Haowei He

Nanjing General Hospital, Nanjing 210002, China


Objective: A 67-year-old woman with a 6-day history of urinary retention incontinence during which she had been herpes zoster virus (HZV).

Methods: On physical exam painful vesicles involving the right vulvar and buttock were found; a 42-year-old man with a one week history of urinary retention.

Results: He presented with painful vesicular eruptions on his left buttock for about 11-day. The diagnosis is herpes zoster associated with acute urinary retention.

Conclusions: The patients were given antiviral, anti-inflammatory therapies, when the catheters were removed, and the patients were able to pass urine as normal.

Keywords: Herpes zoster; acute urinary retention


doi: 10.21037/tau.2016.s136


Cite this abstract as: He H. Herpes zoster associated with acute urinary retention: 2 case reports and literature review. Transl Androl Urol 2016;5(Suppl 1):AB136. doi: 10.21037/tau.2016.s136

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