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          VOLUME 41 / ISSUE 1

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6 - A late period complication of long standing ureteral stent: Bladder stone and kidney lost

Murat Can Kiremit, Bahadır Ermeç, Ayhan Dalkılıç, Nurettin Cem Sönmez, Serdar Arısan, Erbil Ergenekon

Although double-J ureteral stents have been used routinely in urological practice for a long time, more recently, in parallel with the spread of indications the rate of complications has been on the rise. One of the most serious complications is stent encrustation. In this paper, the case of a 37 year -old patient who has flank pain, dysuria, frequency and macroscopic hematuria is evaluated. Following anemnesis, physical examination and screening test, evidence is presented with respect to right a functional kidney and bladder stone arising from long-standing double-J ureteral stent.

Keywords: Ureteral stent, Complication, Encrustation

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