Where Is Your Bladder Located In Your Body?

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Definition

Traumatic injury of the bladder and urethra involves damage caused by an outside force.


Alternative Names

Injury - bladder and urethra; Bruised bladder; Urethral injury; Bladder injury; Pelvic fracture; Urethral disruption


Causes, incidence, and risk factors

Injuries to the bladder can be divided into:

  • Blunt trauma (such as a blow to the body)
  • Penetrating wounds (such as bullet or stab wounds)

The nature of the injury to the bladder depends on how full the bladder was at the time of injury...

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