Foreign Body Stones in the Urinary Bladder of Two Children

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TÜRKYILMAZ Z., KARABULUT R., YEŞİL S., POLAT F., Oral H., Muradi T., ...More

GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.29, no.4, pp.380-382, 2018 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.12996/gmj.2018.105
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.380-382
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Bladder calculi rarelyseen in children and are usually a manifestation of an underlying pathologic condition of the lower urinary tract, metabolic disease, voiding dysfunction, urinary infection, obstruction, or foreign body retention. However, a forgotten double j stent and a ruptured Foley balloon-induced bladder stone are an unusual complication for children. We report two case of bladder stone induced by a fragment of a ruptured Foley balloon and forgotten double j stent . The bladder stone and balloon fragment and stent were successfully removed by cystoscopy by using a holmium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Ho-YAG) laser lithotripter