CASE REPORT: A GIANT URINARY BLADDER STONE IN A FEMALE PATIENT

  • P.F. Nabiue Department of Surgery,Joint Medical Unit, 34 Military Hospital, Wilberforce Barracks, Freetown.
  • K Songu-M’brewa Department of Surgery,Joint Medical Unit, 34 Military Hospital, Wilberforce Barracks, Freetown.
  • I.B. Gegbai
  • M. Musa
  • A.B. Swarray
  • C.D.S. Kamara
  • F. Sahr
  • T.B. Kamara
Keywords: Urinary bladder, Urinary Tract Infection, Calculi, vesicolithotomy

Abstract

A vesical calculus weighing more than 100g is categorized as a giant urinary bladder stone. Male preponderance for urinary bladder calculi is well known. A rare case of a giant urinary bladder calculus weighing 1200g and occurring in a female patient is reported. The stone was removed by open vesicolithotomy.

Published
2015-12-31
Section
Articles

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