International Urology and Nephrology

, Volume 34, Issue 2, pp 205–206

Case report: An unusual intravesical foreign body: Cause of recurrent urinary tract infections



A 16-year-old boy presented with recurrenturinary tract infections in spite of antibiotictreatment. Investigations revealed the presenceof an unusual intravesical foreign body i.e. acommon ballpoint. It was removed viacystostomy. In any patient presenting withrecurrent urinary tract infections thepossibility of an intravesical foreign bodyshould always be considered.

Urinary tract infections Intravesical foreign body 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nishtar Medical College & HospitalMultanPakistan
  2. 2.MultanPakistan

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