Self-Inflicted Urethrovesical Foreign Bodies in Children

  title={Self-Inflicted Urethrovesical Foreign Bodies in Children},
  author={Canan Ceran and Sema Uğuralp},
  booktitle={Case reports in urology},
We present two cases of self-inflicted urethrovesical foreign body in children. Case 1 was a 6-year-old girl admitted with a history of self-introduction of a pin. The X-ray revealed the pin as 3.5 cm in length and in the bladder. The foreign body was removed endoscopically. Case 2 was a 13-year-old boy with a self-introduced packing needle, 13 cm in length, partially in the urethra. The end and the tip of the needle passed through the urethra to the surrounding tissues. Foreign body removed… CONTINUE READING

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