Injury of the Bladder Underlying Cause
Bladder injuries are rare because the bladder is well protected by the pelvis. However, if the pelvis is fractured, the broken bones can puncture the bladder wall.
Causes of bladder injury include:
- Automobile accidents
- Gunshot wounds
- Knife wounds
Continue to Injury of the Bladder Anatomy
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