Longitudinal muscles of posterior urethral and anterior urethra
Strictures of the anterior urethra
account for 92% of cases of urethral stricture.
A total of 45 male patients of all age group having anterior urethral stricture on retrograde urethrography were subjected to sonourethrography of anterior urethra
The patient was assessed with cystourethroscopy which revealed the absence of posterior urethral valves and severe inflammation of the anterior urethra
close to the verumontanum and the bladder neck.
The latter will generally involve the anterior urethra
and drain to the penis or scrotum.
McAninch, "Long-term outcomes of penile skin graft versus buccal mucosal graft for substitution urethroplasty of the anterior urethra
," Journal of Urology, vol.
After the impacted urethral stone was seen in the anterior urethra
in ureteroscopy, urethrotomy was performed with a 3 cm vertical incision in the penile urethra.
1-4) In women, squamous cell carcinoma is the most common histologic subtype (approximately 75%) and is most common in the anterior urethra
Frequently, the anterior urethra
can be colonized and the catheterization can cause urethral and bladder infections.
For distal urethral involvement meatotomy or extended meatotomy is done, but at times whole anterior urethra
is involved mandating some sort of reconstruction generally in the form of graft/flap or urethroplasty.
Giant congenital diverticulum of the anterior urethra
with stone in a male.
Ultrasonography of the anterior urethra
known as Sonourethrography (SUG) offers a dynamic, three-dimensional study that can be repeated easily without ionizing radiation to the gonads.