posterior urethra

pos·te·ri·or u·re·thra

the portion of the urethra posterior to the urogenital diaphragm (external sphincter).
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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 (1).
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 (Figure 3).
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.
Stricture urethra was defined as a scarring, narrowing or complete avulsion injury of the anterior and 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

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