Combined penetrating trauma of the rectum and urinary bladder is rare, and constitutes a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Most of the literature discusses trauma to either urinary bladder or rectum alone. The combination of penetrating trauma to both rectum and the urinary system is associated with high morbidity and mortality. There is controversy regarding the preferred approach to this type of combined trauma.
|Pages (from-to)||276-278, 335|
|State||Published - 1 Mar 1995|