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Management of Acute Urinary Retention in the Emergency Department

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  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is the etiology for AUR in roughly half of cases.6 In women and children, AUR is often indicative of serious pathology.7,8
  • AUR can be a herald sign of toxidromes as well as evidence of severe neurologic pathology.
  • The 4 major categories of causes of AUR are: (1) structural, (2) medication/toxicologic, (3) neurologic, and (4) infectious. (See Table 1.)
  • Structural causes account for approximately 75% of adult cases of AUR; 67% of these are caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
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Authors

Jonathan Gelber, MD; Amandeep Singh, MD

Peer Reviewed By

Jeffrey A. Holmes, MD; Gregory Podolej, MD, FACEP

Publication Date

March 1, 2021

CME Expiration Date

April 1, 2024

CME Credits

4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, 4 ACEP Category I Credits, 4 AAFP Prescribed Credits, 4 AOA Category 2-A or 2-B Credits.

Pub Med ID: 33617212

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