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Year : 1974  |  Volume : 40  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 246--247

Urethritis Due To a Foreign Body

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R V Ramanarao

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A case of urethritis due to a long needle, which was introduced by the patient, was described. Though foreign body urethritis is a well-known clinical entity, it is a rare condition and a review of the literature reveals how varied the types of-foreign bodies which have been introduced within the urethra are. Behind the urge to introduce foreign bodies into the urethra lies an abnormal erotic impulse or a neurotic or a psychotic personality.

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