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International Urogynecology Journal

, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp 157–158 | Cite as

Purple urine-bag syndrome

  • Willian Eduardo Ito
  • Sílvio Henrique Maia de Almeida
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Keywords

Indigo, indirubin, purple urine Urinary catheterization Urinary tract infection 

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflicts of interest

None.

Consent

Written informed consent was obtained from the patient for publication of this case report and any accompanying images.

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    Faridi MS, Rahman MJ, Mibang N, Shantajit N, Somarendra K. Purple urine bag syndrome-an alarming situation. J Clin Diagn Res. 2016;10:PD05–6.  https://doi.org/10.7860/JCDR/2016/16622.7209.
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    Peters P, Merlo J, Beech N, et al. The purple urine bag syndrome: a visually striking side effect of a highly alkaline urinary tract infection. Can Urol Assoc J. 2011;5:233–4.  https://doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.10177.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universidade Estadual de LondrinaLondrinaBrazil
  2. 2.LondrinaBrazil

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