Case Studies

Successful Treatment of Idiopathic Detrusor Overactivity with Botulinum-A Toxin in a patient with Adult Alpha Acid-Glucosidase deficiency (Pompe’s Disease)

This report is the first in the literature to describe successful treatment of detrusor overactivity in any glycogen storage disorder.  Authors: O’Kelly F., Thomas A.Z., Gardner S., Joyce D., Lee P., Mulvin D.W., Lennon G.M. Dept. of Urological Surgery, St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin 4, Rep. of Ireland Corresponding Author: Fardod O'Kelly,  Dept. of Urological Surgery, St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin 4, Rep. of Ireland.   Email: [email protected]   Abstract This…

Epidermoid cyst of the penis

A case of a 25 year-old man with an epidermoid cyst of the penis is reported. Authors: TFEIL YAHYA MD (FWACS) Urologist Surgeon Department of urology Faculty of Medicine- Nouakchott University Corresponding Author: TFEIL YAHYA MD (FWACS) Urologist Surgeon, Department of urology Faculty of Medicine- Nouakchott University. E-mail: [email protected]   Abstract Penile cysts are uncommon. A case of a 25 year-old man with an epidermoid cyst of the penis is reported. He was found…

Laparoscopic heminephrectomy and ureterectomy for lower moiety urothelial carcinoma in a complete duplex right kidney

Here, we present a rare case in which a urothelial carcinoma was located at the lower moiety of a complete duplex right kidney.  Authors: PEI-YU LIN1, VICTOR CHIA-HSIANG LIN1,2, RENG-HONG WU3,  TSAN-JUNG YU1,2 Department of Urology 1, E-Da Hospital/I-Shou University, Kaohsiung City 2, Department of Radiology3, Chi-Mei Medical Center, Tainan City, Taiwan Corresponding Author: Victor Chia-Hsiang Lin, M.D., Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgical Center, E-Da…

Failed salvage of late presentation adult testicular torsion: cases discovered on serial testicular scintigraphy

Here we report two cases of late presentation adult testicular torsion in which the patients had undergone a failed initial salvage trial, in which final decision for surgery were made on the basis of serial testicular scintigraphy.  Authors: Young Hwii Ko,1 Gi Joeng Cheon,2 Tae Young Park,1 Sung Gu Kang,1 Du Geon Moon,1 Jun Cheon,1 Jeong Gu Lee,1 Je Jong Kim1 1. Department of Urology, Korea University School of Medicine, Seoul 136-705, Korea 2.  Department of Nuclear Medicine, Korea University…

Acquired haemophilia in a patient with bladder cancer

This case is the first reported case of acquired haemophilia that is solely attributed to an underlying bladder tumour. Authors: Fitzpatrick J, Aboumarzouk O, Ahmad S, Byrne D, Nabi G. Ninewells Hospital, NHS Tayside, Dundee, DD1 9SY, UK Corresponding Author: Omar M Aboumarzouk,  Ninewells Hospital, NHS Tayside, Dundee, DD1 9SY, UK.  E-mail: [email protected]   Abstract Acquired haemophilia is a rare bleeding disorder caused by the development of autoantibodies to coagulation…

A Case of Metastatic Penile Cancer Showing a Prolonged Disease Free Survival of over Five Years After Cisplatin and Gemcitabine Combination Chemotherapy

This is the first reported case of prolonged survival of metastatic disease in penile cancer in a patient treated using this chemotherapy regime. Authors: Nowicki, Stefan; Hendry, David; Russell, John Corresponding Author: Stefan Nowicki, Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, Glasgow, UK. Email: [email protected]   Introduction   Penile cancer is a rare cancer in the Western world with an incidence of 0.1-0.9/100 000 men in Europe. In the developing world however…

Myelosuppression following adjuvant mitomycin C for upper tract urothelial carcinoma

To our knowledge, this is the first documented case of myelosuppression following adjuvant mitomycin C for upper tract urothelial carcinoma in the absence of evidence of chemotherapeutic agent extravasation. Authors: Henry Han-I (HH) Yao1, Miguel Suhady (MS) Cabalag1, Antonio (A) DeSousa1, Gideon Adam (GA) Blecher1, Richard (R) McMullin1 1. Department of Urology, Ballarat Base Hospital, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia Corresponding Author: Richard McMullin, Consultant Urologist, Ballarat Base…

Segmental testicular infarction mimicking a testis tumor in a 64-year-old man

We report a case in which a 64-year-old man presented with a painful left hemiscrotum and focal mass in the left testis that mimicked a testicular tumor. Authors: R.A.L. Jacobs1, E. Degreef2, K. De Laet1 1. Department of Urology, Maxima Medical Center, Veldhoven, The Netherlands 2. Department of Pathology and Medical Microbiology (PAMM), Eindhoven, The Netherlands Corresponding Author: R.A.L. Jacobs, Department of Urology, Maxima Medical Center, Veldhoven, The Netherlands.Email: [email protected] Introduction Segmental…

Classical Hodgkin’s lymphoma presenting as vesicovaginal fistula

This is a previously unreported presentation of Hodgkin’s lymphoma within the context of what is itself a rare complication of neglected pessary use.  Authors: Megan Murdocha;Paul Hiltonb a) Clinical Research Associate, Newcastle University and Specialist Registrar in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Northern Deanery b) Consultant Gynaecologist & Urogynaecologist, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Corresponding Author: Paul Hilton, Consultant Gynaecologist & Urogynaecologist, Directorate…

Inadvertent injury to an incidental ectopic ureter in a completely duplicated collecting system during open radical perineal prostatectomy

We present the diagnosis and management of a man with clinically localised prostate cancer and a complete duplication of the right collecting system associated with an asymptomatic upper pole ectopic ureter, that was inadvertently injured during open RPP. Authors: Miguel Suhady (MS) Cabalag1, Henry Han-I (HH) Yao1, Gideon Adam (GA) Blecher1, Antonio (A) DeSousa1, Diana (D) Tran2 1 Department of Urology, Ballarat Base Hospital, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia 2 Department of Radiology, Royal Melbourne…
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