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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 75-79

Uncommon causes of anterior urethral diverticula in children: Two cases and review of literature


1 Department of Urology, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia
2 The Centre for Kidney Research, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia

Correspondence Address:
Grahame H. H. Smith
Head, Department of Urology, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, Sydney
Australia
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-7796.127018

PMID: 24669129

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Anterior urethral diverticula are rare in children. Anterior urethral valves and associated diverticulum is the commonly discussed pathological entity in children. There is a lack of awareness among clinicians regarding less common presentations of anterior urethral diverticula in children; which can have a diverse involvement of the urinary tract. This report describes two uncommon presentations of anterior urethral diverticula in children, their diagnoses and management. A systematic differential diagnosis and review of anterior urethral diverticula in children is also presented.


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