Bladder Calculus Following an Unusual Vesical Foreign Body

  • A Bello
  • GD Kalayi
  • HY Maitama
  • NH Mbibu
  • DU Kalba
Keywords: Urinary Bladder, Calculus, Foreign body


Bladder calculus following vesical foreign bodies is uncommon. The usual presentation is presence of lower urinary symptoms. Most of these foreign bodies are either left inadvertently after open bladder operations or migrate from adjacent structures. This is a case report of an unusual self inserted foreign body in a female presenting with bladder calculus and diverticulum. Self inserted foreign body, particularly in females, is one of the important causes of bladder stones. Foreign body in the bladder should be suspected in a female patient with chronic lower urinary tract symptoms even in the absence of trauma or intervention Key Words: Urinary Bladder, Calculus, Foreign body

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eISSN: 2006-8808
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