Giant urethral calculus: a rare cause of acute urinary retention.

Abstract

We present a case of a 98-yr-old woman with acute urinary retention secondary to a large urethral calculus. This is a unique cause of obstructive uropathy for several reasons. First, urethral calculi are extremely rare in American-born Caucasian females. Second, urethral stones in females are nearly always associated with underlying genitourinary pathology… (More)

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@article{Larkin1996GiantUC, title={Giant urethral calculus: a rare cause of acute urinary retention.}, author={Gregory Luke Larkin and Jim Edward Weber}, journal={The Journal of emergency medicine}, year={1996}, volume={14 6}, pages={707-9} }