Case Report an Unusual Case of Urethral Hiriduniasis


Bleeding as the result of a leech in the male urethra is very rare. We describe a 13year-old boy who had a leech in his urethra. In the emergency department he persistently squeezed his penis in an attempt to prevent the leech from going deeper into his urethra. Manual removal by forcep failed and cystoscopic removal was recommended. Penile block with… (More)


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