Anterior Urethral Injury by Explosion of a Firecracker:A Case Report Akira Johraku 1 , Hitoshi Hayashi 1 , Toru Shimazui 1 , Katsunori Uchida 1 , Hideyuki Akaza 1 , Fukuji Kondo 2 Keyword: 尿道損傷 , 尿道異物 , 火傷 pp.909-911
Published Date 1999/10/20
DOI https://doi.org/10.11477/mf.1413902773
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A 25-years-old man with urinary retention was hospital-ized because of urethral injury by explosion of a firecrackerwhich had been hysterically inserted into the distal urethraby himself in desperation. MRI revealed the anterior urethrawas devastating. A urethral catheter was unable to beindwelled, therefore suprapubic cystostomy catheter wasplaced. The urethra,however, became recovered withoutstricture after conservative treatment. This is the first casereport of anterior urethral injury by explosion of a fire-cracker.

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