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Unusual bladder outflow obstruction: case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16167757     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hydatid disease, the parasitic infestation caused by the cestode, echinococcus granulosus involves mainly the liver and the lungs though no organ is immune. Genito urinary involvement has been found mainly in the kidneys and rarely in other structures such as, bladder and epididymis. Isolated retrovesical location of the hydatid cyst is a very rare condition whose manifestations appears after a long course of the disease and are due to compression of bladder, causing the bladder out flow obstruction. Such rare case of bladder out flow obstruction is presented.
Authors:
P L W Ndaguatha
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  East African medical journal     Volume:  80     ISSN:  0012-835X     ISO Abbreviation:  East Afr Med J     Publication Date:  2003 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-09-19     Completed Date:  2005-10-27     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372766     Medline TA:  East Afr Med J     Country:  Kenya    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  388-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi, P.O. Box 19676, Nairobi, Kenya.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Echinococcosis / complications*,  diagnosis*,  surgery
Humans
Male
Urinary Bladder Neck Obstruction / diagnosis,  parasitology*,  surgery

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