Acorn Deformity

A descriptor for a radiocontrast finding in distal urethral stenosis, in which there is pre-stenotic widening of the urethra, fixation and narrowing of the bladder neck, forcing of large volumes of urine through a thin-walled urethra; the deformity is seen by voiding cystourethrography and may be symptomatic in young men
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