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Genital bleeding
  1. Sujith Pereira,
  2. Munira Mottaleb,
  3. Geeta Subramanian
  1. Department of Paediatrics, King George Hospital, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Sujith Pereira, sujithpereira{at}


A 5-year-old girl of Ghanaian origin presented to the accident and emergency department with genital bleeding of sudden onset in the previous 12 h. A diagnosis of urethral prolapse was made. The congestion and bleeding settled with a daily sitz bath and topical oestrogen cream for 4 weeks, while the prolapse was referred to urologists.

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