Vol. 2, Issue 6 (2017)
Vesico-urethral foreign body: A case report
Author(s): Aziz Iqbal, Dr. Albina
Abstract: Foreign bodies in genitourinary tract are fairly uncommon. The variety of foreign bodies inserted into or externally attached to the genitourinary tract includes all type of objects. Several reports are published which indicate that the object was sexual or autoerotic. In adults, this is most commonly caused by the insertion of objects used for masturbation and is frequently associated with mental health disorders. We Report a case of a 14 year-old boy presented in our Out Patient Department with the complaints of haemeturia and incontinence of urine, He inserted a PVC cable into the urethra and it was removed by suprapubic cystostomy. Our case highlights the importance of good history, clinical examination, relevant investigation and simple measures to solve the problem.