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Complication of suprapubic bladder aspiration.
  1. L Polnay,
  2. A M Fraser,
  3. J M Lewis


    Suprapubic abscess formation was seen in 2 babies after attempted suprapubic bladder puncture. In both cases the baby was grossly dehydrated and gut contents were aspirated. Though this complication is rare, it should be remembered, as with all investigations, that a definite indication should be present before suprapubic aspiration is undertaken.

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