Retrograde urethrogram: Diagnostic aid and hazard


Journal Article

Retrograde urethrography, a valuable diagnostic aid, also involves certain hazards. In the presence of urethral stricture, retrograde injection may rupture the urethra causing extravasation into the corpus spongiosum, corpora cavernosa and the associated lymphatic and venous drainage of these strictures. A case of massive urethral extravasation is reported and the anatomy and histopathology are discussed.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Mullin, EM; Peterson, LJ; Paulson, DF

Published Date

  • January 1, 1973

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 110 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 464 - 466

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0022-5347

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/S0022-5347(17)60251-9

Citation Source

  • Scopus