urethral diverticulum


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u·re·thral di·ver·tic·u·lum

a saclike outpouching of the urethral wall, either from a congenital defect or, more commonly, as a result of chronic inflammation.
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MRI showed a cystic mass posterolateral to the urethra measuring 2.1 x 1.7 x 2.3 cm likely representing a urethral diverticulum. The mass had signs of infection/inflammation (Figures 1 and 2).
An important finding was presence of penile urethral diverticulum 0.5-1cm caudal to preputial orifice and measuring approximately 5cm in diameter (Fig.
Bokhari, "Hypospadias and urethral diverticulum in two goat kids: a case report," The Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, vol.
Cystoscopy was significant for a sizeable papillary urethral mass emanating from a urethral diverticulum, the biopsy of which yielded a diagnosis of clear cell adenocarcinoma.
The patients showed signs of dysuria, stranguria and urine scalding associated with fluctuating swellings in the penile region; the diagnosis was hypospadias and urethral diverticulum, since urine had leaked into the subcutaneous tissue of the prepuce, forming leaking pockets (diverticula) in both.
According to studies, the most prominent urethral stone-associated urologic abnormalities are urethral stricture (9.3-44.1%), urolithiasis (13.3-100%) and urethral diverticulum (10.5-11.7%) (Table 1).
The voiding urethrogram also provides an opportunity for the urodynamic clinician to diagnose a urethral diverticulum (Chang, Lin, & Chen, 2008).
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In cases of urethral diverticulum, diverticulectomy and repair should be done.
Acquired female urethral diverticulum usually occurs at the age of 26-74 years, the two main theories reported as cause for this condition are the obstruction of the para-uretheral glands with subsequent infection and rupture into the urethra.
Q MY son has been diagnosed with a urethral diverticulum but he won't talk to us about it because he is embarrassed.