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International Journal of Case Reports in Surgery
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International Journal of Case Reports in Surgery

2020, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part A

Rare foreign body: 2 magnet rods in the bladder


Author(s): Ahmed S Ghonaimy and Mohamed A Elshazly

Abstract: Background: Urinary bladder is the most common site of foreign bodies in the urinary tract. Many types of foreign bodies have been reported in the urinary bladder. Mode of presentation and method of management differ according to type of foreign body. Aim: To present a rare case of magnet rods in the bladder with method of management. Case Summary: A 28-year-old male has presented with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). Pelvic ultrasound revealed an echogenic mobile object in the bladder. Non-contrast computerized tomography (NCCT) revealed metallic foreign body in the bladder. Diagnostic cystoscopy was done which confirmed the presence of 2 cylinders of metal moving freely within the bladder. A trial of endoscopic removal failed, thus open removal was done.

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How to cite this article:
Ahmed S Ghonaimy, Mohamed A Elshazly. Rare foreign body: 2 magnet rods in the bladder. Int J Case Rep Surg 2020;2(2):12-14.


International Journal of Case Reports in Surgery