When Erotic Curiosity Goes Wrong: A Case Study of Urethral Foreign Body Insertion

Bencherki Youssef *

Department of Urology, Ibn Rochd University Hospital, Casablanca, Morocco.

Larache Yassine

Department of Urology, Ibn Rochd University Hospital, Casablanca, Morocco.

Moataz Amine

Department of Urology, Ibn Rochd University Hospital, Casablanca, Morocco.

Dakir Mohammed

Department of Urology, Ibn Rochd University Hospital, Casablanca, Morocco.

Debbagh Adil

Department of Urology, Ibn Rochd University Hospital, Casablanca, Morocco.

Aboutaieb Rachid

Department of Urology, Ibn Rochd University Hospital, Casablanca, Morocco.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

This article discusses a case report of a 44-year-old man who presented with acute retention of urine due to self-insertion of a nail in his urethra for erotic purposes. The diagnosis was confirmed by physical examination and imaging studies, and the nail was successfully extracted using endoscopic methods. The article also reviews the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management of urethral foreign bodies, emphasizing the importance of prompt intervention and tailored treatment based on the size, nature, and mobility of the foreign body. The article concludes by highlighting the need for a high index of suspicion for underlying psychiatric illness in the management of such rare urological emergencies.

Keywords: Foreign body, urological trauma, endourology


How to Cite

Youssef , B., Yassine , L., Amine , M., Mohammed , D., Adil , D., & Rachid , A. (2023). When Erotic Curiosity Goes Wrong: A Case Study of Urethral Foreign Body Insertion. Asian Journal of Research and Reports in Urology, 6(1), 82–84. Retrieved from https://journalajrru.com/index.php/AJRRU/article/view/96

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