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Purple urine bag syndrome

BMJ 2019; 366 doi: (Published 10 July 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l2425
  1. Orly Efros, internal medicine resident,
  2. Nir Gomel, internal medicine intern
  1. Department of Internal Medicine D, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel
  2. Correspondence to N Gomel

A 73 year old woman who had been hospitalised developed purple coloured urine in her catheter bag (figure) 10 days after transurethral catheter …

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