Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Bladder: eversion (prolapse)

Introduction

  • Bladder everts through urethral orifice; occasionally seen.
  • Cause: prolonged tenesmus, eg parturition.
  • Signs: mucosa protrudes from vulva.
  • Diagnosis: signs.
  • Treatment: reduce under general anesthesia.
  • Prognosis: good if early reduction.

Pathogenesis

Etiology

  • Prolonged tenesmus, eg parturition.

Timecourse

  • Hours to days.

Diagnosis

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Treatment

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • McNamara P S, Harvey H J, Dykes N (1997) Chronic vaginocervical prolapse with visceral incarceration in a dog. JAAHA 33 (6), 533-536 PubMed.


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