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Urethral diverticula with stone formation is extremely rare among men.
1-3) Moreover, urethral diverticula with stone formation is extremely rare among men.
The etiology of acquired urethral diverticula is recurrent infection of the periurethral glands with obstruction, suburethral abscess formation, and rupture of the glands into the urethral lumen.
The prevalence of urethral diverticula is 1-6% of adult women with the majority of patients presenting between the third and seventh decades of life (1).
2) Urethral diverticula are usually located within the midurethra at the level of the pubic symphysis.
2) Urethral diverticula are mucosalized outpouchings of the urethra within the confines of the periurethral fascia.
A remnant that exits into the vagina may cause intermittent drainage, and a remnant left attached to the urethra may cause a urethral diverticula.
5] It could be recognized in most of cases within the bladder, but reports indicated it could also rarely be detected in other sites, such as the renal pelvis, ureter and bladder exstrophy, urethral diverticula, in an ileal conduit and in the bowel portion of an augmented bladder.
The static sagittal scan was also critical to the detection of urethral diverticula, which are suburethral vesicles lined by mucosa without a muscular layer, and are sites of urinary stagnation.
These patients might have a history of persistent urinary tract infection, urethral stenosis, a very small capacity, fistula, or urethral diverticula.
Approximately 65% of urethral diverticula are located in the proximal end of the urethra near the bladder neck.