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Table 2 Urethral injury scale [[12]]

From: Emergency primary repair of grade V bladder neck injury complicating pelvic fracture

Grade* Injury type Description of injury
I Contusion Blood at urethral meatus; urethrography normal
II Stretch injury Elongation of urethra without extravasation on urethrography
III Partial disruption Extravasation of urethrography contrast at injury site with visualization in the bladder
IV Complete disruption Extravasation of urethrography contrast and injury site without visualisation in the bladder, < 2 cm of urethra separation
V Complete disruption Complete transection with >2 cm urethral separation, or extension into the prostate or vagina
  1. *Advance one grade for bilateral injuries up to grade III.