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Indian J Urol. 2010 Apr;26(2):299-300. doi: 10.4103/0970-1591.65410.

"Egg shell" in bladder: A calculus around neglected Foley balloon catheter.

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Department of Urology, C.S.M. Medical University (Upgraded King George's Medical College), Lucknow-226 003, Uttar Pradesh, India.


Suprapubic catheterization of the bladder is used as a short- or long-term alternative to urethral catheterization. As with any indwelling urinary catheter, proper care is vitally important to minimize complications.


Calculus; catheter; encrustation

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