Meningitis-retention Syndrome: First Case of Urodynamic Follow-up

Fuyuki Tateno, Ryuji Sakakibara, Megumi Sugiyama, Osamu Takahashi, Masahiko Kishi, Emina Ogawa, Tomoyuki Uchiyama, Tatsuya Yamamoto, Tomonori Yamanishi, Hitoshi Yano, Hiroyoshi Suzuki
2011 Internal medicine (Tokyo. 1992)  
The combination of acute urinary retention and aseptic meningitis has not been well recognized. This combination can be referred to as meningitis-retention syndrome (MRS), when accompanied by no other abnormalities. However, the responsible site of lesions for urinary retention in MRS remains obscure, despite the areflexic detrusor at the time of urinary retention. We recently encountered a man with MRS in whom a urodynamic study was performed twice. In that case, an initially areflexic
more » ... y areflexic detrusor became overactive after a 4month period, suggesting an upper motor neuron bladder dysfunction.
doi:10.2169/internalmedicine.50.4747 pmid:21673471 fatcat:mvjrshfxn5apvfrufiao32e5dq