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Large bladder calculus masking a stone in single-system ureterocele
  1. Ved Bhaskar,
  2. Rahul Janak Sinha,
  3. Bimalesh Purkait,
  4. Vishwajeet Singh
  1. Department of Urology, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ved Bhaskar, ved2203{at}


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.

  • renal system
  • urinary and genital tract disorders
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  • 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.

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

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