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Current evaluation and management of female urethral diverticula

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The identification of female urethral diverticula remains a challenging problem for many clinicians. Many of these patients are often undiagnosed or misdiagnosed due to a clinical presentation that frequently mimics other pathologic processes. There can be significant variation in the urethral diverticular anatomy in terms of size, location, and configuration. This update provides a succinct and comprehensive review of the clinical presentation, evaluation, and treatment options for female urethral diverticula.

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Handel, L.N., Leach, G.E. Current evaluation and management of female urethral diverticula. Curr Urol Rep 9, 383–388 (2008).

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