Transperineal sonographic findings in a woman with urethral mucosa prolapse

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摘要

We present a case of urethral mucosa prolapse in a postmenopausal woman. Transperineal gray-scale sonograms revealed a clover-shaped, hypoechoic mass protruding from the urethral meatus. Doppler studies revealed blood flow within the protruding mass. Detection of feeding arteries and draining veins contributed to exclude the possibility of necrosis and gangrene, thus allowing conservative medical treatment to be tried. The mucosal prolapse regressed after 1 week's treatment with topical estrogen and antibiotics and sitz baths. Follow-up sonograms showed a normal urethral configuration and diminished vascular flow when compared with the initial study.
原文英語
頁(從 - 到)261-263
頁數3
期刊Journal of Clinical Ultrasound
32
發行號5
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 六月 2004

指紋

sonograms
Prolapse
Mucous Membrane
estrogens
Medicago
Gangrene
antibiotics
necrosis
gray scale
blood flow
arteries
drainage
Baths
veins
Blood Vessels
baths
Veins
Estrogens
Necrosis
Arteries

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Acoustics and Ultrasonics
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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