International Urology and Nephrology

, Volume 21, Issue 6, pp 621–625 | Cite as

Stone formation in a female urethral diverticulum Review of the literature

  • F. Aragona
  • M. Mangano
  • W. Artibani
  • G. Passerini Glazel


A case of stone formation within a female urethral diverticulum is presented together with a brief literature review.

Clinical diagnosis may be suspected if a stony hard mass is palpable on the floor of the urethra. The definitive diagnosis depends upon a plain X-ray film and a retrograde positive pressure urethrogram.

Surgical excision of the diverticulum together with the calculus is best performed by the vaginal route.


Lower Urinary Tract Symptom Lower Urinary Tract Stone Formation International Urology Anterior Vaginal Wall 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Aragona
    • 1
  • M. Mangano
    • 1
  • W. Artibani
    • 1
  • G. Passerini Glazel
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of UrologyUniversity of PaduaPaduaItaly

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