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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 38  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 65-67

Urethral caruncle in penile urethra in a young male


Department of Urology, Warana Institute of Urosurgery, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India

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Rishikesh Arun Kore
Department of Urology, Warana Institute of Urosurgery, Kolhapur, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/iju.iju_350_21

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Urethral caruncles are seen almost exclusively in women. When these lesions are diagnosed in a male patient, he is likely to undergo unnecessary radical treatment mistaking a urethral caruncle for a malignant urethral neoplasm. Hence, a proper histopathological diagnosis is mandatory before deciding the final treatment. We report a case of fleshy masses in the penile urethra of a young male patient. Simple excision was performed and the histopathology revealed a urethral caruncle of the angiomatous variety.


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