publication . Research . 2014

Four Cases of Urinary Dysfunction Associated with Sacral Herpes Zoster

松尾, 朋博; 大庭, 康司郎; 宮田, 康好; 井川, 掌; 酒井, 英樹;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2014 Journal: 泌尿器科紀要 = Acta urologica Japonica, volume 60, issue 2, pages 87-90 (issn: 0018-1994, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: 泌尿器科紀要刊行会
Abstract
Herpes zoster is caused by the infection of Varicella-Zoster virus. The anatomical distribution of herpes zoster in the sacral area is only6. 9%1). Moreover, the onset rate of herpes zoster with urinary dysfunction is 0.6%1). The lesion sites of herpes zoster which cause urinary dysfunction are almost lumber and sacral areas. We describe four cases of sacral herpes zoster with urinary dysfunction in this report. All patients were elderly people (66-84 years old), and all patients were administered anti-virus drugs and alpha 1-adrenergic receptor blockers. Because of urinary retention, three patients have performed clean intermittent self-catheterization (CIC) fo...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: virusesvirus diseasesintegumentary system
free text keywords: Sacral herpes zoster, Neurogenic bladder, Bladder dysfunction
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