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

Bicaklioglu F., Eminferzane S., Koparal M. Y. , Bulut E. C.

GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.29, no.3, pp.261-263, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.12996/gmj.2018.74
  • Title of Journal : GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.261-263


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.