Case Studies

Fatal gas embolism during transurethral enucleation of the prostate with bipolar electrodes

In this report, we describe a case of gas embolism occurring during TUEB, which might have been induced by gas generated from the electrode.   Authors: Inokuchi, Go; Yajima, Daisuke; Hayakawa, Mutsumi; Sakuma, Ayaka; Makino, Yohsuke; Iwase, Hirotaro Corresponding Author: Go Inokuchi, Department of Legal Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan.   Email: [email protected]   Introduction  Transurethral resection of the prostate…

Urachal diverticulum as a cause of midline testicular ectopia

We present a case report of medline testicular ectopia caused by urachal diverticulum in a seven-year old boy.   Authors: M. A. El-Shazly MD, N. A. Al-Enezy, K. Shefagah. Urology Department,Farwaniya Hospital, Kuwait Corresponding Author: Dr. M.A. El- Shazly, Urology Dept., El-Farawaniya Hospital, Kuwait.   E-mail: [email protected]  Tel 00965 94453755 Abstract   We present a case report of medline testicular ectopia caused by urachal diverticulum in a seven-year old…

Paraganglioma of the paratesticular area: an extremely rare location

We report a case of solitary primary paraganglioma in the paratesticular region, presenting with scrotal swelling and dull pain as the only symptoms.  Authors: Dr. Sufia Husain MBBS, MD, FRCPath, Senior Registrar (Histopathology Unit). Dept of Pathology Dr. Emad Raddaoui MD, FCAP, FASC, Consultant Histopathologist (first author), King Khalid University Hospital, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.   Corresponding Author: Dr. Sufia Husain MBBS, MD, FRCPath,…

Laparoscopic resection of an exophytic, enhancing renal mass: A case report of left-sided splenorenal fusion

We report a left-sided exophytic, enhancing renal mass that was found after surgery to be a case of splenorenal fusion. Authors: Brian Shuch, Alberto Breda, Peter Schulam, David Geffen. School of Medicine at UCLA, Department of Urology   Corresponding Author: Peter Schulam, MD, PhD, 200 Med Plaza Suite 665, Los Angeles, CA 90095. E-mail: [email protected]   Abstract   The presence of splenic tissue contained within Gerota’s fascia is a rare finding that may be related…

Female Paraurethral Primary Burkitt’s Lymphoma presenting with symptoms of bladder outlet obstruction, successfully treated with chemoimmunotherapy

We report a case of inoperable, primary paraurethral female BL successfully treated with chemoimmunotherapy with remission. Authors: Rijo, Enrique; Bielsa, Oscar; Lorente, José Antonio; Francés, Albert; Lloreta, Josep; Arango, Octavio Corresponding Author: Enrique Rijo,   Email: [email protected]   Introduction    Burkitt’s lymphoma (BL) is an aggressive B-cell lymphoma characterized by a high degree of proliferation of malignant cells and deregulation of c-myc expression.…

Pneumo-pyelo-calico-ureter

We report a case of EPN diagnosed behind a Pneumo-pyelo-calico-ureter on plain X ray and confirmed on the CT scan.  Authors: Y. El harrech, H, Jira, J. Chafiki, A. Ameur, M. Abbar. Department of urology, military hospital Mohamed V, Rabat, Morocco   Corresponding Author: Dr Younes EL HARRECH, departement of urology, HMIMed V, Rabat, Morocco. E- mail: [email protected]   Abstract Emphysematous pyelonephritis (EPN) is a severe acute necrotizing infection of the renal parenchyma…

Shell-shaped stone in a urethral diverticulum diagnosed by 3D-CT

We report a case of a shell-shaped stone in a urethral diverticulum, which was successfully imaged by three dimensional-CT (3D-CT) filled with air. Authors: Hisamitsu Ide, Toshiyuki China, Kojiro Nishio, Satoru Muto, Shigeo Horie. Department of Urology, Teikyo University School of Medicine   Corresponding Author: Shigeo Horie, M.D. Department of Urology, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Kaga 2-11-1, Itabashi, Tokyo.   Email: [email protected]   Introduction  A…

Incomplete bladder duplication in a male child

We present a case of incomplete bladder duplication in a male child with no other associated anomalies and review the literature pertaining to this rare anomaly. Authors: Dushi, Gezim; Ramseyer, Pascal; Osterheld, Maria-Chiara; Meyrat, Blaise; Frey, Peter. CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland. Corresponding Author: Peter Frey, MD, BSc, CHUV, Pediatric Urology, Lausanne, Switzerland.    Email: [email protected]   Introduction Incomplete bladder duplication is an extremely rare condition.…

Robotic-assisted Laparoscopic Excision of Urachal Sinus found to be Mucinous Carcinoma: A Case for Umbilectomy

We present the case of a 26-year-old African-American female with umbilical discharge who was found to have a urachal sinus extending from the bladder to the level of the umbilicus. Authors: Nathan A. Bockholt1, Kenneth G. Nepple1, Laila Dahmoush2, Chad R. Tracy 1. University of Iowa Departments of 1Urology and 2Pathology, Iowa City, Iowa   Corresponding Author: Chad R Tracy, MD, University of Iowa, Department of Urology, 200 Hawkins Dr, 3RCP, Iowa City, IA 52242-1089.  E-mail: [email protected] Abstract Urachal…

Spontaneous Regression of Metastatic Type II Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma

We present the first reported case of metastatic type II papillary RCC with radiographic evidence of spontaneous regression at a non-pulmonary site of proven metastases. Authors: Nicholas E. Power, Stephen A. Poon, Clarisse Mazzola, Jonathan L. Silberstein, Robert J. Motzer, Ana M. Molina, Snehal G. Patel, Jonathan A. Coleman.  Department of Surgery, Urology Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065   Corresponding Author: Department of Surgery, Urology Service, Memorial…
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