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An Uncommon Cause of Dysuria in a Female Patient: Huge Urinary Bladder Stones



Abstract

The urinary bladder stones are formed due to urinary retention, obstruction to the flow of urine commonly caused by enlargement of the prostate in males, urinary tract infections, and foreign body. The urinary bladder stones are usually found in males, and its presentation in females is a rare entity. Recurrence of urinary tract stones is commonly due to either repeated urinary tract infections or any metabolic condition. We present a case of a 75-year-old female patient who had a history of urinary tract infection and bladder stone formation and was operated for the 16th time recently for removal of her bladder stones.



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An Uncommon Cause of Dysuria in a Female Patient: Huge Urinary Bladder Stones


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Rizwan Ishtiaq Corresponding Author

Gastroenterology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston

Afzal Randhawa

General Surgery, Bahawal Victoria Hospital, Bahawalpur, Pakistan

Laraib Zulfiqar

General Medicine, Quaid-e-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur, Pakistan

Naila Shabbir

Obstetrics & Gynecology, Bahawal Victoria Hospital, Bahawalpur, Pakistan


Ethics Statement and Conflict of Interest Disclosures

Human subjects: Consent was obtained by all participants in this study. Quaid-e-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur, Pakistan issued approval 238. Conflicts of interest: In compliance with the ICMJE uniform disclosure form, all authors declare the following: Payment/services info: All authors have declared that no financial support was received from any organization for the submitted work. Financial relationships: All authors have declared that they have no financial relationships at present or within the previous three years with any organizations that might have an interest in the submitted work. Other relationships: All authors have declared that there are no other relationships or activities that could appear to have influenced the submitted work.


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  • Author Information
    Rizwan Ishtiaq Corresponding Author

    Gastroenterology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston

    Afzal Randhawa

    General Surgery, Bahawal Victoria Hospital, Bahawalpur, Pakistan

    Laraib Zulfiqar

    General Medicine, Quaid-e-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur, Pakistan

    Naila Shabbir

    Obstetrics & Gynecology, Bahawal Victoria Hospital, Bahawalpur, Pakistan


    Ethics Statement and Conflict of Interest Disclosures

    Human subjects: Consent was obtained by all participants in this study. Quaid-e-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur, Pakistan issued approval 238. Conflicts of interest: In compliance with the ICMJE uniform disclosure form, all authors declare the following: Payment/services info: All authors have declared that no financial support was received from any organization for the submitted work. Financial relationships: All authors have declared that they have no financial relationships at present or within the previous three years with any organizations that might have an interest in the submitted work. Other relationships: All authors have declared that there are no other relationships or activities that could appear to have influenced the submitted work.

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    Article Information

    Published: October 20, 2017

    DOI

    10.7759/cureus.1788

    Cite this article as:

    Ishtiaq R, Randhawa A, Zulfiqar L, et al. (October 20, 2017) An Uncommon Cause of Dysuria in a Female Patient: Huge Urinary Bladder Stones. Cureus 9(10): e1788. doi:10.7759/cureus.1788

    Publication history

    Received by Cureus: October 09, 2017
    Peer review began: October 16, 2017
    Peer review concluded: October 16, 2017
    Published: October 20, 2017

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    Ishtiaq et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0., which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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Abstract

The urinary bladder stones are formed due to urinary retention, obstruction to the flow of urine commonly caused by enlargement of the prostate in males, urinary tract infections, and foreign body. The urinary bladder stones are usually found in males, and its presentation in females is a rare entity. Recurrence of urinary tract stones is commonly due to either repeated urinary tract infections or any metabolic condition. We present a case of a 75-year-old female patient who had a history of urinary tract infection and bladder stone formation and was operated for the 16th time recently for removal of her bladder stones.



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Rizwan Ishtiaq, M.D.

Gastroenterology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston

For correspondence:
rizwanishtiaq@myharvard.net

Afzal Randhawa

General Surgery, Bahawal Victoria Hospital, Bahawalpur, Pakistan

Laraib Zulfiqar

General Medicine, Quaid-e-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur, Pakistan

Naila Shabbir

Obstetrics & Gynecology, Bahawal Victoria Hospital, Bahawalpur, Pakistan

Rizwan Ishtiaq, M.D.

Gastroenterology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston

For correspondence:
rizwanishtiaq@myharvard.net

Afzal Randhawa

General Surgery, Bahawal Victoria Hospital, Bahawalpur, Pakistan

Laraib Zulfiqar

General Medicine, Quaid-e-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur, Pakistan

Naila Shabbir

Obstetrics & Gynecology, Bahawal Victoria Hospital, Bahawalpur, Pakistan