Urinary bladder calculi
Diagnosed case of prostate hyperplasia. Presented with difficulty starting urination, increased urinary frequency and pelvic pain.
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Transverse and oblique views of urinary bladder with the large probe revealed multiple echogenic foci with posterior shadowing most suggestive or urinary calculi.
Bladder calculi develop mostly due to stasis of urine. Commonly it develops due to benign prostate hyperplasia and neurogenic bladder. In our case, it was prostate hyperplasia.
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