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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 104-105

Purple urine bag syndrome


1 Family Medicine Diploma, University of Science and Technology, Chittagong, Family Physician, Sofia Ismail Memorial Medical Centre, Bogra, Bangladesh
2 Diploma in Orthopaedic Surgery University of Rajshahi, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sofia Ismail Memorial Medical Centre, Bangladesh

Correspondence Address:
Ahmed Al Montasir
Sofia Ismail Memorial Medical Centre, Gohail Road, Sutrapur, Bogra 5800
Bangladesh
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DOI: 10.4103/2249-4863.109970

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Purple urine bag syndrome (PUBS) is rare disease entity, occurs predominantly in constipated women, chronically catheterized and associated with bacterial urinary infections that produce sulphatase/phosphatase. The etiology is due to indigo (blue) and indirubin (red) or to their mixture that becomes purple. We present a case report of this rare phenomenon occurring in an 86-year-old woman.


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