Josephine Maria Hyldgaard

Fremmedlegemer i urethra – en beretning fra urologisk afdeling

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Foreign objects in the urethra are rare. Most cases are often caused by self-mutilating behaviour, in which the patient inserts an object into the urethra. Usually this is performed in a sexual context, and many different objects have been used. This case report presents a patient who used a 4 cm bullet-looking metal object for sexual pleasure. Cystoscopy revealed an object deep in the urethra, penetrating through the urethral mucosa. The object was removed endoscopically. At follow-up the patient experienced no sequelae, although infections, urethral stricture or fistula may occur in these cases.

Bidragets oversatte titelForeign objects in the urethra
TidsskriftUgeskrift for Laeger
StatusUdgivet - 12 dec. 2016


  • Adult, Cystoscopy, Foreign Bodies/surgery, Humans, Male, Sexual Behavior, Urethral Obstruction/etiology

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