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BMJ Case Reports 2017; doi:10.1136/bcr-2017-219418
  • Learning from errors
  • CASE REPORT

Large bladder calculus masking a stone in single-system ureterocele

  1. Vishwajeet Singh
  1. Department of Urology, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ved Bhaskar, ved2203{at}gmail.com
  • Accepted 24 May 2017
  • Published 14 June 2017

Summary

Ureterocele in an elderly is a rare entity. The presence of stone within ureterocele along with a large bladder calculus is an even rarer presentation. This phenomenon has not been reported so far to the best of our knowledge. We present an unusual case of a large bladder calculus with a concomitant stone in the associated ureterocele. The diagnosis was missed in the first instance due to the masking effect by the larger bladder calculus. Herein, we discuss this case and its management.

Footnotes

  • Contributors VB: planning, conduct and reporting of the work, and responsible for the overall content as guarantor. RJS: concept, drafting the manuscript and critical revision. BP: drafting of manuscript. VS: concept and critical revision.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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