A huge bladder cystine stone
Ministry of Health, Ankara Training Hospital, Second Urology Clinic International Urology and Nephrology
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11/2003; 35(4):497-499. DOI: 10.1023/B:UROL.0000025632.69605.31
An unusual cystine stone that occur only inpatients, who have cystinuria is presented in 24-year-old man. Radiographs showed a giantbladder stone shadow, 8.0 10.0 5.0 cm insize. The literature was reviewed to identify thegiant stones as well as the huge cystine stonewhich is exceptional yet as.
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NDT Plus 09/2010; 3(2). DOI:10.1093/ndtplus/sfq109
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ABSTRACT: A 14-year-old adolescent boy with a history of recurrent lower urinary tract infection presented with a complaint of lower abdominal pain. Renal ultrasonography revealed bilateral hydronephrosis and X-ray film revealed a huge pelvic mass measuring 10 × 8 × 6 cm which filled the whole bladder. Open cystolithotomy was performed and magnesium ammonium phosphate (struvite) stone weighing 420 g was removed. Although a bladder stone is not rare, in the present report, the composition and the huge size of the stone determined in an adolescent patient is an interesting clinical entity. To the best of our knowledge, this is the largest struvite stone reported in an adolescent patient.
Urological Research 11/2011; 40(3):273-4. DOI:10.1007/s00240-011-0436-0 · 1.39 Impact Factor
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ABSTRACT: Introduction: Urinary tract stone is a common phenomenon following severe recurrent dehydration and stasis of urine. They usually form in various shapes and sizes. The reported case was a very unique in shape and size and was formed by the interplay of various precipitating factors including loss of urinary bladder control following spinal injury.
Method: Review of indexed case, the management, radiographic film as well as review of published literatures.
Result: The index case was 45 year old paraplegic, who presented with urinary retention, supra-pubic and right iliac fossa pain. Past history of repeated fasting from water. He had emergency x-ray of the pelvis which showed two large super-imposed oval shaped homogenous opacities of calcific densities in the pelvic cavity measuring approximately 42x50 mm & 39 x 48 mm. He had a repeat cystolithotomy under general anesthesia. First episode was performed five years ago. The excised stones were uniquely tetrahedron prism in shape. The dry weight of one of them was 46g with range of 4.3 to 4.5 cm in dimensions, while the other was 42 g with 4.2 to 4.3 centimeters in dimensions. The combine weight of calcium containing stones narrowly escape the criteria of a massive stone, but their shape remains unique.
Conclusion: The stress of surgery and anesthesia can be averted when preventive measures toward stone formation are been practiced.
IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences 01/2014; 13(1):80-83. · 1.58 Impact Factor
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