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Vesicourachal Diverticulum containing Calculus Just Above the Bladder, A Rare Case

PUBLISHED June 10, 2024 (DOI: https://doi.org/10.54985/peeref.2406p7773522)

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Authors

Raheleh Baradaran1 , Amin Mirsani1 , Mohammad Amin Dana1 , Seyed Hadi Sajjadi1
  1. Department of Development and Clinical Research, Allameh Bohlool Gonabadi Hospital, Gonabad Universi

Conference / event

Nephro-Urology Monthly Journal, September 2023 (Tehran, Iran)

Poster summary

The urachus closes naturally after birth. Its opening leads to anomalies in which secondary complications may be formed, including urachus calculi. This disease is often discovered incidentally in radiographic examinations and is rare in adults. The purpose of this study is to present a rare case of urachus calculus in an adult, located precisely in the anterior wall of the bladder, at the junction of the bladder and urachus. Our case was a 38-year-old man with complaints of abdominal pain. The CT scan images showed a calculus attached to the anterior and inner wall of the bladder, in the insertion of the urachus to the bladder. Cystoscopy showed calculus is connected to the urachus duct without any mass/tumor. The collection of evidence suggests calcified urachus. The patient was discharged with conservative treatment and a mild analgesic.

Keywords

Urachal Remnant, Calculus, Bladder, Stone Bladder, A Rare Case, Vesicourachal Diverticulum

Research areas

Medical Imaging, Medicine

References

  1. Mirsani A, Dana M A, Sajjadi S H, Baradaran R. A Rare Case of Urachal Remnant with Calculus Just Above the Bladder. Nephro-Urol Mon. 2023;15(4):e137320. https://doi.org/10.5812/numonthly-137320.

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No competing interests were disclosed.
Data availability statement
The datasets generated during and / or analyzed during the current study are available from the corresponding author on reasonable request.
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Copyright © 2024 Baradaran et al. This is an open access work distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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Baradaran, R., Mirsani, A., Dana, M., Sajjadi, S. Vesicourachal Diverticulum containing Calculus Just Above the Bladder, A Rare Case [not peer reviewed]. Peeref 2024 (poster).
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