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Large prostatic stones with staghorn renal calculus in a 61-year-old man: an unusual presentation of uncommon disease

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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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