Year 2019, Volume 5, Issue 2, Pages 403 - 406 2019-03-04

Endoscopic management of a foreign body inserted through the urethra into the bladder in a male patient: a case report

Ünal Öztekin [1] , Sercan Sarı [2] , Volkan Selmi [3] , Abdullah Gürel [4]

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Foreign body in the urethra is a rare condition, which is caused by the placement of a foreign object in the person's own urethra, with different causes, and requires immediate intervention. We present a 16-year-old male case of self-insertion of a pencil into the urethra migrating into the bladder. The pencil was in prostatic urethra and pulled by holding it with forceps endoscopically. Open surgery is usually required for the foreign body in the urethra and bladder. In the appropriate patients, the foreign body can be removed with endoscopic management. 

Foreign body, urethra, endoscopic management
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Primary Language en
Subjects Health Care Sciences and Services
Journal Section Case Reports
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-9568-9442
Author: Ünal Öztekin (Primary Author)
Institution: Department of Urology, Bozok University School of Medicine, Yozgat, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-0994-3799
Author: Sercan Sarı
Institution: Department of Urology, Bozok University School of Medicine, Yozgat, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-2605-9935
Author: Volkan Selmi
Institution: Department of Urology, Bozok University School of Medicine, Yozgat, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-3112-448X
Author: Abdullah Gürel
Institution: Department of Urology, Bozok University School of Medicine, Yozgat, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date: March 4, 2019

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