A Cotton Swab in Male Urethra: A Case Report of an Unusual Urethral Foreign Body


  • Fatih Bıçaklıoğlu İzmit SEKA State Hospital
  • Sasan Eminferzane İzmit SEKA State Hospital
  • Murat Yavuz Koparal Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Training and Research Hospital
  • Ender Cem Bulut Van Research and Training Hospital


Urethral foreign bodies are rare urological emergencies and early management is vital. Mostly, the patient with a psychiatric disorder inserts the foreign body himself for erotic satisfaction. In this paper, we reported a case of a 22-year-old male patient who inserted a cotton swab into his urethra.


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