Increased use of the DJ stent in urological problems has been associated with a marked increase in DJ related complications.
Spontaneous fragmentation of DJ stent is a rare complication and removal of upper fragmented part is technically difficult and frustrating. We report a case of fragmentation of DJ stent and passage of upper coiled portion from renal pelvis to urinary bladder spontaneously.
Malik MA, Sohail M, Butt BI, Ahmad M. Are you the author?
Department of Urology, Madina Teaching Hospital, University Medical and Dental College, Faisalabad; Department of Anesthesia, Allied Hospital, Faisalabad.
Reference: J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2014 Oct;24(10):768-9.