Urosepsis and postrenal acute renal failure in a neonate following circumcision with Plastibell device.

Description of serious complications from genital mutilation of baby boys, this demonstrates how unacceptable non-medical ritual cutting venues should be – intensive prompt medical back up was required to prevent death in this case…

We report a case of fulminant urosepsis, acute renal failure, and pyelonephritis in a 4-day-old male neonate secondary to impaction of a Plastibell circumcision device. Immediate medical management was initiated with fluid resuscitation and mechanical ventilation; thereby correcting life threatening complications. Pediatricians and Emergency Department physicians should be cognizant of the complications from Plastibell circumcision device in order to institute appropriate and timely management in neonates.

Click for abstract: Urosepsis and postrenal acute renal failure in a neonate following circumcision with Plastibell device.

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