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Surprises in the urinary bladder

Authors Wani B, Jajoo SN, Wani N, Bhole Anil

Published 7 April 2010 Volume 2010:3 Pages 23—26


Review by Single anonymous peer review

Peer reviewer comments 3

Bhushan Wani1, Suhas Jajoo1, Navinchandra Wani2, Anil Bhole1

1Department of Surgery, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, India; 2Department of Surgery, Annasaheb Chudaman Patil Memorial Medical College, Dhule, India

Abstract: Foreign bodies of the urinary bladder may occur by self insertion, iatrogenic means or migration from the neighbouring organs. The variety of objects found self-inserted is impressive. The patient usually presents with dysuria, poor urinary stream or retention, bloody or purulent urethral discharge, ascending urinary tract infection, urgency, and/or pelvic pain. Management should be tailored according to the nature and dimensions of the foreign body. In the following paper, we report three cases with different presentations that were managed successfully.

Keywords: urinary, bladder, foreign bodies

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