Hong Kong Med J 2012;18:66-7 | Number 1, February 2012
Giant urethral diverticulum calculus presenting as scrotal abscess
KW Chan, WH Chu, IC Law
Department of Surgery, Kwong Wah Hospital, Yaumatei, Hong Kong
We report herein a patient with a urethral calculus associated with urethral diverticulum. A 39-year-old man presented with scrotal swelling and acute retention of urine. Computed tomography of the pelvis and cystoscopy demonstrated a giant calculus in the proximal penile urethra. Emergency in-situ lithotripsy was performed. Complete stone clearance was achieved and a large urethral diverticulum was encountered. The rare occurrence of urethral diverticulum and associated stone disease were discussed.
Key words: Diverticulum; Scrotum; Urethral diseases; Urinary bladder neck obstruction; Urinary calculi
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