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Severe urinary retention secondary to intrathecal morphine pain pump: a case report
  • Eyitemi Fregene,
  • Peter Lotze
Eyitemi Fregene
University of Houston
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Peter Lotze
The Woman's Hospital of Texas
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Abstract

An elderly female with multiple comorbidities presented with acute onset of severe urinary retention immediately following placement of an intrathecal morphine pain pump. This case highlights the need to closely monitor chronic pain patients with complex medical histories who may be uniquely predisposed to opioid-mediated severe urinary retention.

Peer review status:Published

27 Oct 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
01 Nov 2021Assigned to Editor
01 Nov 2021Submission Checks Completed
15 Nov 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
27 Nov 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
28 Nov 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
Jan 2022Published in Urology Case Reports volume 40 on pages 101935. 10.1016/j.eucr.2021.101935