Intraperitoneal urinary bladder rupture

Case contributed by Dr Kewal Arunkumar Mistry


Blunt abdominal trauma. Increasing abdominal distension.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

Discontinuity in wall of urinary bladder at its dome with gross ascites. Foley catheter is in situ.

Case Discussion

Bladder rupture be divided into three broad types:

  1. extra-peritoneal
  2. intra-peritoneal
  3. combined
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Case information

rID: 34887
Published: 12th Mar 2015
Last edited: 25th Feb 2016
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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