Bedside ultrasound diagnosis of urethral calculus in emergency department

Publication date: Available online 11 August 2016 Source:Journal of Acute Disease Author(s): Umut Cakir, Ozlem Yigit, Mustafa Kesapli, Volkan Celebi A 22-year-old boy presented to the emergency department with penile pain and acute urinary retention. The patient had a tender and painful mass along the distal volar surface of the penis, 5 cm away from the external urethral meatus. Bedside ultrasound was performed in the emergency department. Revealing penile urethral calculus in the emergency department with bedside sonography allowed a prompt diagnosis for the patient without additional invasion or radiation exposing diagnostic modalities such as X-ray, CT or retrograde urethrography.
Source: Journal of Acute Disease - Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: research

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