Urethral Diverticulum (urethral + diverticulum)

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Adenocarcinoma of the female urethral diverticulum treated by multimodality therapy

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, Issue 5 2003
YASUO AWAKURA
Abstract A 75-year-old female presented with a 7-month history of intermittent macrohematuria and urinary retention. Physical examination revealed a firm, round mass on the anterior vaginal wall. The diagnosis by urethroscopy and radiological evaluation was localized urethral diverticular tumor. Pathological examination of the biopsy specimen revealed adenocarcinoma. The patient received two courses of intra-arterial and systemic chemotherapy using cisplatin, 5-fluorouracil and leucovorin, followed by radiation to the urethra. The tumor shrunk markedly after chemotherapy. The patient underwent total urethrectomy and vesicostomy. Two years after the operation, she had no evidence of recurrence. Adenocarcinoma of the female urethral diverticulum is rare and has been treated by surgery and/or radiation. The present case is the first case of it being treated by multimodality therapy including chemotherapy. [source]


Stress urinary incontinence as the presenting symptom of primary male urethral diverticulum,A case report and literature review,

NEUROUROLOGY AND URODYNAMICS, Issue 2 2007
Shao-Chuan Wang
Abstract Primary male urethral diverticulum is quite uncommon. It is even more unusual for urinary incontinence to be a presenting symptom of primary male urethral diverticulum. Herein, we report on a 32-year-old male presenting with urine leakage on coughing or abdominal strain beginning from his early twenties. A congenital type bulbar urethral diverticulum is diagnosed by voiding cystourethrography and cystourethroscopy. Endoscopic unroofing of the diverticulum freed the patient from stress urinary incontinence after the surgery. Neurourol. Urodynam. 26:271,273, 2007. 2006 Wiley-Liss, Inc. [source]