Encrusted retained stent fragment in ileal conduit

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


PH of cystectomy with creation of an ileal conduit. Previous fractured ureteric stent with retained pigtail in the proximal conduit. Now haematuria.

Patient Data

Age: 80
Gender: Male

Pigtail stent fragment in the proximal ileal conduit in 2012.  Now it is encrusted with large calculi X 2 (arrows)

Case Discussion

Foreign bodies in the urinary tract including conduits act as a foreign body and become ecrusted with urinary salts over time.

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Case information

rID: 48828
Published: 26th Oct 2016
Last edited: 30th May 2017
System: Urogenital
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