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Massive steinstrasse without lithotripsy: a rare case report

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Author(s): Mohamed Ismat Abdulmajed | Pallavoor Sudarsanam Anandaram | Vaughan Wyn Jones | Iqbal Singh Shergill

Journal: Turkish Journal of Urology
ISSN 1300-5804

Volume: 39;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 61;
Date: 2013;
Original page

Keywords: Shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) | steinstrasse | ureteric calculi.

ABSTRACT
The accumulation of ureteric stone fragments causing ureteric blockage is known as ‘Steinstrasse’ or ‘Stone Street’ and is usually described as a complication of shock-wave lithotripsy (SWL). We herein present a rare case of massive Steinstrasse in a young male patient with no previous history of urolithiasis or lithotripsy.
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