An Unusual Foreign Body in the Urinary Bladder

Jan Muhammad Memon, Nazar Ali Memon, Kausar Aqil Jilani, Syed Qaiser Hussain Naqvi, Gulshan Ali Memon


Foreign body in urinary bladder being unusual in clinical setting presents as a diagnostic dilemma with vague history. Bladder calculi are uncommon in adults and usually result either from obstruction or foreign bodies. The present case report describes a young girl presenting with cysticism. Investigations revealed a bladder calculus encrusted on trans-urethrally inserted abortion stick in the urinary bladder that warranted surgery. Endoscopic manipulation was successful. Postoperative period was uneventful.

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