Spontaneous Expulsion of Giant Bladder Stone: Case Report

Julia Tan, Priyanka Singh, Eugene Huang, Hao Chuan Han


Urinary stones of up to 5 mm of diameter are known to pass spontaneously through the urinary tract; whereas those exceeding 7 mm of diameter almost always require surgical intervention. To the best of our knowledge, the option of expectant management for large stones is rarely considered. We report an unusual case of a woman who spontaneously passed out two large bladder stones measuring 70 and 60 mm without having significant pain or bleeding. We find this case striking for the fact that giant bladder stones can expel spontaneously without any surgical manipulations.

J Med Cases. 2018;9(2):58-60
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc2850w


Urinary stones; Bladder; Calculus

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