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Male urethral calculi.
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PMID:  1926649     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Male urethral stone is a rare clinical entity in western parts of the world, but continues to be common in developing countries. We report 26 cases of male urethral calculi, treated over a 6-year period. The age of the patients ranged from 12 to 67 years. The calculi were encountered all along the urethra, but predominantly in the posterior urethral region. We found multiple stones in 6 cases and large giant calculi in 5. Presentation, etiology, treatment, and prevention of these calculi are discussed.
A K Hemal; S K Sharma
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Urologia internationalis     Volume:  46     ISSN:  0042-1138     ISO Abbreviation:  Urol. Int.     Publication Date:  1991  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-11-18     Completed Date:  1991-11-18     Revised Date:  2006-10-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417373     Medline TA:  Urol Int     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  334-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Urology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.
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MeSH Terms
Middle Aged
Urethral Diseases* / radiography,  therapy
Urinary Calculi* / radiography,  therapy

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