Fowler's Syndrome

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Fowler's Syndrome

Fowler’s syndrome is characterized by urinary retention associated with abnormal electromyographic activity in young women in the absence of overt neurologic disease. Some women with this syndrome have polycystic ovaries as well.
 

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The terms "Fowler's Syndrome" returned 7 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Open-label study evaluating outpatient urethral sphincter injections of onabotulinumtoxinA to treat women with urinary retention due to a primary disorder of sphincter relaxation (Fowler's syndrome).
 

Author(s): Jalesh N Panicker, Jai H Seth, Shahid Khan, Gwen Gonzales, Collette Haslam, Thomas M Kessler, Clare J Fowler

Journal: BJU Int.. 2016 May;117(5):809-13.

 

To assess the efficacy (defined as improvements in maximum urinary flow rate [Qmax ] of ≥50%, post-void residual urine volume [PVR] and scores on the International Prostate Symptom Score [IPSS] questionnaire) and safety of urethral sphincter injections of onabotulinumtoxinA in women ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Do 'whale noises' help in the diagnosis of Fowler's syndrome?
 

Author(s): Dirk De Ridder

Journal: BJU Int.. 2015 Sep;116(3):312-3.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Fowler's Syndrome: diagnostic and therapeutic challenge].
 

Author(s): Mafalda Bártolo, Lília Martins, Fernando Martins

Journal: Acta Med Port. ;24(4):645-8.

 

Urinary retention in women is not a common complaint. The main causes are structural or functional, which means that urological and neurological reviews are mandatory. Fowler's Syndrome has been described in 1988 and has stablished an association between urinary retention, electromyographic ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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