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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 108-109

Iatrogenic neonatal bladder perforation

1 Department of Neonatology, Hedi Chaker Hospital, Sfax, Tunisia
2 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hedi Chaker Hospital, Sfax, Tunisia
3 Department of Radiology, Hedi Chaker Hospital, Sfax, Tunisia

Correspondence Address:
Mohamed Jallouli
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hedi Chaker Hospital, Sfax - 3029
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-7796.82181

PMID: 21747605

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Neonatal bladder rupture is rare as a complication of bladder obstruction due to abnormal anatomy or iatrogenic causes. The present study describes the case of a 3-day-old infant with ascites due to bladder perforation secondary probably to manual decompression of the bladder. The infant underwent successful surgical repair of the perforation.

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