Posterior urethral valve presenting with urethral stone: a challenging diagnosis

Avreen Singh Shah, Gurpreet Singh Bhangu, Rupinderjit Singh Sandhu, Kulwant Singh Ded, Sukhmanjeet Kaur Mann


Posterior urethral valve is one of the most common causes of urethral obstruction in male neonates. Posterior urethral valve is now a day commonly diagnosed in prenatal USG. PUV can cause symptoms ranging from pulmonary hypoplasia to renal insufficiency. We are presenting a case report of a rare association of a large urethral calculus secondary to Posterior urethral valve in a 4 years old child who presented with difficulty while micturition. PUV is common finding in male children, which mainly presents with difficult micturition. This case was a rare association of urethral calculi secondary to valves presenting with painful micturition.


PUV, Urethral stone, Valves

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