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Acronyms are made to be broken

Ribeiro JP, Marcelino P, Marum S, Fernandes AP, Grilo A. Case report: purple urine bag syndrome. Crit Care. 2004 Jun;8(3):R137. Epub 2004 Mar 31.

I’m starting a petition to change it’s name to purple urine bag efflorescing syndrome.



  1. #1 Dave Briggs
    January 24, 2008

    from your link:
    Considering the known etiologic and physiopathologic mechanisms of PUBS, it is surprising how rarely this situation is observed and/or reported.

    A rose by any other name…. Whatever name you end up with I think this is one syndrome people are going to want to avoid as polite dinner conversation! LOL!
    Dave Briggs :~)

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