CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Journal of Health and Allied Sciences NU 2014; 04(02): 147-148
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1703787
Case Report

A RARE CAUSE OF URETHRAL OBSTRUCTION IN AN INFANT - CONGENITAL POSTERIOR URETHRAL POLYP

Sandeep B. Rai
1  Professor & HOD, Department of Pediatric Surgery K.S. Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte University, Deralakatte, Mangalore - 575 018, Karnataka, India
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Raghu Shankar
2  Associate Professor, Department of Pediatric Surgery K.S. Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte University, Deralakatte, Mangalore - 575 018, Karnataka, India
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Abstract:

Urethral polyp is a rare finding in young children. These are congenital fibroepithelial benign polyp in the prostatic urethra. They present with acute or intermittent urinary obstruction, hematuria or voiding dysfunction. Their diagnosis requires a high index of suspicion because of variability in presentation. Diagnosis can be made by ultrasonography or micturating cystourethrogram, however cystourethroscopy is confirmatory. Transurethral resection is possible in almost all the cases and recurrence is almost unknown. We report a case of this rare lesion in a male infant with a severe phimosis.



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24. April 2020 (online)

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