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Large prostatic stones with staghorn renal calculus in a 61-year-old man: an unusual presentation of uncommon disease
  1. Fouad Hajji,
  2. Khalid Lmezguidi,
  3. Abdellatif Janane,
  4. Ahmed Ameur
  1. Department of Urology, Mohammed V Military Hospital, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco
  1. Correspondence to Dr Fouad Hajji, fouadhajji25{at}


Prostatic parenchymal calculi are common in ageing men who are evaluated for benign prostatic hyperplasia or prostate cancer. Giant prostatic calculi are very rare, usually associated with local predisposing factors for urinary stasis and infections, and traditionally managed by open surgery. We present the first case of its kind to be associated with a concurrent staghorn nephrolithiasis, and removed successfully by endoscopic approach using an access sheath through the urethra.

  • Urology
  • Prostate
  • Urinary tract infections
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  • Contributors We state that all coauthors are fully aware of this submission. We certify that we have participated substantially in the conception and design of this work as well as the writing of the manuscript. We have reviewed the final version of the manuscript, approved it for publication and take public responsibility for its content. Neither this manuscript nor one with substantially similar content under our authorship has been published or is being considered for publication elsewhere. Conception or design of the work: AJ, AA. Data collection: FH, KL. Data analysis and interpretation: FH, KL. Drafting the article: FH, KL, AJ. Critical revision of the article: AA. Final approval of the version to be published: FH, KL, AJ, AA.

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