Items tagged “urethra”

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Transitional cell carcinoma (urethra)

Transitional cell carcinoma of the urethra is rare and is limited to the proximal urethra in men (membranous and prostatic). The vast majority of urethral tumours are squamous cell carcinomas. See also squamous cell carcinoma of the urethra transitional cell carcinoma
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Urethrocoele

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Erik Ranschaert
Published 07 Oct 2010
87% complete
MRIDiagram
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Urethral diverticulum

Urethral diverticulum, or urethrocoele, is a focal outpouching of the urethra. It should not be confused with a ureterocoele of the distal ureter. Epidemiology Urethral diverticula occur far more frequently in women than in men and are estimated to occur in 1-6% of women, especially those with...
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Tumours of the male urethra

Tumours of the male urethra are uncommon. They can be categorised both on the grounds of histology and location. Histology squamous cell carcinoma of the urethra: 80% urothelial/transitional cell carcinoma of the urethra: 15% (predominantly posterior urethra) adenocarcinoma of the urethra: 5...
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Primary urethral malignant melanoma

Melanoma of the urethra is very rare tumour of the male urethra, and often presents as an invasive prostatic mass. As such it is usually referred to as primary prostatic malignant melanoma. Related articles malignant melanoma primary cutaneous melanoma primary noncutaneous melanoma primary ...
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Urethral diverticulum

 Diagnosis possible
Dr Paresh K Desai
Published 19 Oct 2010
44% complete
X-ray
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Artificial urethral sphincter

 Diagnosis not applicable
Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
39% complete
CT
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Urethral diverticulum

 Diagnosis probable
Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
45% complete
CT
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Urethral diverticulum

 Diagnosis almost certain
Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
49% complete
MRIAnnotated image
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Adenocarcinoma arising in a urethral diverticulum

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Nasir Siddiqui
Published 20 Nov 2010
68% complete
MRI
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Artificial urethral sphincters

Artificial urethral sphincters, also known as inflatable artificial sphincters and urinary control systems, are devices used for the treatment of urinary stress incontinence (e.g. due to pelvic floor dysfunction in female or prostate surgery in male) and are sometimes used in combination with a ...
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Urethral stricture

Urethral strictures are relatively common, and typically occur either in the setting of trauma or infection. Epidemiology The demographics of the affected population is dictated by the aetiology, but in general it is safe to say that adult males make up the vast majority of cases. Clinical pr...
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Posterior urethral valves

Posterior urethral valves (PUVs), also referred as congenital obstructing posterior urethral membranes (COPUM), are the most common congenital obstructive lesion of the urethra and a common cause of obstructive uropathy in infancy. Epidemiology Posterior urethral valves are congenital and only...
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Keyhole sign (posterior urethral valves)

The keyhole sign is an ultrasonographic sign seen in boys with posterior urethral valves. It refers to the appearance of the proximal urethra (which is dilated) and associated thick walled distended bladder which on ultrasound may resemble a key hole.
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Posterior urethral valves

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 20 Apr 2011
85% complete
Fluoroscopy
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Prostatic utricle cyst

Prostatic utricle...
 Diagnosis possible
Dr Hani Salam
Published 25 Apr 2011
10% complete
FluoroscopyUltrasound
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Urethral diverticulum adenocarcinoma

Urethral diverticulum adenocarcinoma is a rare occurrence in a urethral diverticulum. Epidemiology Urethral diverticulum seen in ~0.6-6% of women. In small series, only 3-6% of resected urethral diverticula show adenocarcinoma 3-4. Clinical features Urinary frequency, urgency, burning mictur...
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Renal and urethral calculi

KUB
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 27 Mar 2012
54% complete
X-ray
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Urethral calculus

 Diagnosis possible
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 19 Jun 2012
57% complete
Ultrasound
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Traumatic urethral transection

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Saeed Soltany Hosn
Published 22 Oct 2012
91% complete
Fluoroscopy

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