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Purple Urine Bag Syndrome: A Rare Entity

Description

Purple urine bag syndrome (PUBS) is a rare manifestation of urinary tract infection usually seen in chronically debilitated women with long-term indwelling urinary catheters. Discoloration of the urine bag is due to the presence of indigo and indirubin pigments which precipitate and react with the synthetic materials of the catheter and urinary bag.

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