We present an uncommon case of an encrusted urethral hairball in an adult patient who had hypospadias repair during childhood. The management of such a case is discussed briefly and suggestions are made to overcome this issue.
Eng Hong Goh, Omar Syed, Boon Wei Teoh, Kah Ann Git
Submitted December 21, 2011 - Accepted for Publication January 23, 2012
KEYWORDS: Urethra, stone, hair
CORRESPONDENCE: Eng Hong Goh, Urology Unit, Department of Surgery, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre, Jalan Yaacob Latif, Bandar Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur, 56000, Malaysia (Bobby.email@example.com).
CITATION: UroToday Int J. 2012 June;5(3):art 19. http://dx.doi.org/10.3834/uij.1944-5784.2012.06.06