Hong Kong Med J 2007;13:311-3 | Number 4, August 2007
'Street ketamine'—associated bladder dysfunction: a report of ten cases
Peggy SK Chu, SC Kwok, KM Lam, TY Chu, Steve WH Chan, CW Man, WK Ma, KL Chui, MK Yiu, YC Chan, ML Tse, FL Lau
Department of Surgery, Tuen Mun Hospital, Hong Kong
Ten young ketamine abusers presented with lower urinary tract symptoms to two regional hospitals in Hong Kong. Investigations demonstrated contracted bladders and other urinary tract abnormalities. These types of findings have never been reported before in ketamine abusers. The possible aetiology is also discussed.
Key words: Ketamine; N-methylketamine; Urinary bladder, neurogenic
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