Jackstone bladder calculus

Case contributed by Tudonyang Kibet Denis
Diagnosis certain


Chronic pelvic pain.

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Male

2D and 3D ultrasound images of the bladder showing a star-shaped echogenic and posterior shadowing calculus. Grossly enlarged prostate is also demonstrated.

Case Discussion

Star-shaped bladder calculus is a specific appearance of bladder stone which is usually of calcium oxalate dihydrate composition. In this case, it is associated with bladder outlet obstruction secondary to prostatic enlargement

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