In boys, too small of a catheter may bend and curl in the posterior urethra
and not enter the bladder.
The most common place for ectopic prostate has been reported to be posterior urethra
was separated from anterior vaginal wall.
PUV is one of the most common congenital malformation of the posterior urethra
in male having deleterious effects on upper urinary tract in long term follow up.
The voiding cystourethrogram done after ruling out the urinary tract infection demonstrated multiple strictures of the penile urethra, a stricture of the posterior urethra
, and a flaccid bladder (Figure 2).
With 200 cc of contrast injected at supra-physiologic pressures, there was some small irregularity in the posterior urethra
and some filling of a cavity next to the posterior urethra
While the defect was localized to the posterior urethra
in 32 of the cases, both the anterior and posterior urethra
were involved in the remaining patient, who had a 10 cm defect.
Endoscopic reappraisal of the morphology of congenital obstruction of the posterior urethra
Stricture urethra was defined as a scarring, narrowing or complete avulsion injury of the anterior and posterior urethra
Physical findings: A pelvic examination reveals complete loss of the posterior urethra
An important rote of the pelvic floor in relation to continence is maintenance of the angle between the bladder and posterior urethra
, which ensures that any increase in intra-abdominal pressure (eg with coughing) is transmitted equally to all sides of the urethra, as well as the bladder.
Calculi in posterior urethra
can be pushed back into bladder