Misplaced urinary catheter

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Incidental finding.

Patient Data

Age: 69
Gender: Male

CT Pelvis (selected images)

Catheter balloon in urethra. 

Annotated image

Red circle: fluid filled inflated catheter ballon in the proximal urethra.

Case Discussion

The CT scan was done for renal calculi investigation and a misplaced urinary catheter was found, the balloon is inflated in the proximal urethra.  

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Case information

rID: 31688
Case created: 21st Oct 2014
Last edited: 10th Sep 2015
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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