Laser lithotripsy in management of large bladder calculi following primary repair of bladder exstrophy: A case report

Apoorva Kulkarni, Vishesh Dikshit, Abhay Gupta, Geeta Kekre, Paras Kothari


A 4-year-old girl was admitted with the complaint of pain in lower abdomen and dysuria. She had exstrophy repair at 6th month of life. Radiographic investigations revealed a large bladder calculus. An innovative treatment in the form of laser lithotripsy was carried out to prevent damaging an already highly compromised urinary bladder with an open surgery. 


Bladder exstrophy; laser lithotripsy; vesical calculus; child

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