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Actas Urológicas Españolas

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LOPEZ ARAMBURU, M.A.; ROSA ARIAS, J.  and  PENA PEREZ, P.. Labial adhesions: unusual cause of urinary obstruction. Actas Urol Esp [online]. 2008, vol.32, n.10, pp.1037-1038. ISSN 0210-4806.

A case of labial adhesions in an elderly woman is reported. The patient was admitted in the urology department since she related urinary symptoms. The diagnosis was been made by simple inspection of the genital region. Under anaesthesia, surgical procedure was done by sharp dissection, and dressing ointment was recommended at discharge. An excellent result was obtain. The estrogens deficiency seems to be the origin of this rare disease and it is not unusual the presence of another circumstances like lichen sclerous et atrophicus, diabetes mellitus or decreasing sexual activity.

Keywords : Labial adhesions; Urinary obstruction.

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