BMJ Case Reports 2012; doi:10.1136/bcr-2012-006309
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  1. Mohammad Kamara3
  1. 1Department of Emergency Medicine, Fairfield General Hospital, Warrington, UK
  2. 2Department of Neurosurgery, Walton Center, Liverpool, UK
  3. 3Department of Emergency Medicine, Fairfield General Hospital, Bury, UK
  1. Correspondence to Saurabh Odak, saurabhsodak{at}


Urethral calculi could be either classified as either primary or secondary calculi based on their origin. Primary calculi form in the urethra, whereas secondary calculi have their origin elsewhere in the urinary tract.1 True primary calculi are rare and they mostly form in prostatic and membranous …

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