alexa Spontaneous expulsion of a screw during urination: an unusual complication 9 years after internal fixation of pubic symphysis diastasis


Medical & Surgical Urology

Author(s): Martin J Heetveld, Rudolf W Poolman, Eddy A Heldeweg, Jan M Ultee

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Nine years after treatment of symphysiolysis and dislocation of the left sacroiliac joint, a screw was spontaneously voided during urination. Unstable plate fixation of the symphysis pubis probably caused screw migration into the bladder, creating a fistula with abscess formation and septic complications.

This article was published in Urology and referenced in Medical & Surgical Urology

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