The history of a young female patient is presented. She developed urine retention of sudden onset as a complication of herpes zoster infection manifested in the sacral dermatomes. Symptomatic and antiviral treatments were introduced with full recovery of bladder function. The correct diagnosis of this rare and benign complication of herpes zoster infection can help to avoid unnecessary and invasive examinations.
|Translated title of the contribution||Herpes zoster infection with acute urinary retention|
|Number of pages||2|
|Publication status||Published - márc. 11 1990|
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