retention with overflow

retention with overflow

A spasm of the urinary sphincter, causing failure to empty the bladder at one voiding, with only overflow dribbling away. It results from the same causes as urinary retention.
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The patients present with acute retention, retention with overflow, burning, micturition, dysuria, frequency of micturition and hematuria.
Of cases Percentage Acute retention 45 90 Retention with overflow 8 16 Burning in micturition 20 40 Dysuria 45 90 Frequency of micturition 46 92 Hematuria 2 4 Bone pain 1 2 TABLE--III: FINDINGS OF DIGITAL RECTAL EXAMINATION IN RELATION TO AGE Age No.