Doctor: Why Has Her Urine Turned Purple?

  • María García-López Internal Medicine Department, Vega Baja Hospital, Orihuela
  • Carlos Cárceles-García Emergency Medicine Department, Vega Baja Hospital, Orihuela
  • Mariya Ovsepyan Emergency Medicine Department, Vega Baja Hospital, Orihuela
  • Jara Llenas-Garcia Internal Medicine Department, Vega Baja Hospital, Orihuela http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9125-7706

Keywords

Purple urine bag syndrome, Urinary catheterization, Urinary tract infections, Indigo, Indirubin.

Abstract

We present a case of an elderly woman with long-term indwelling urinary catheter use whose urine turned purple due to a urinary tract infection.

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  • Published: 2016-11-28

    Issue: Vol. 3 No. 7 (view)

    Section: Articles

    How to cite:
    1.
    García-López M, Cárceles-García C, Ovsepyan M, Llenas-Garcia J. Doctor: Why Has Her Urine Turned Purple?. EJCRIM 2016;3 doi:10.12890/2016_000507.