Pipe-stem urethra

  • Pipe stem urethra is a type of intrinsic urethral sphincter deficiency
  • Here the urethra is scarred, fibrosed and remains patent without the ability to constrict
  • This results in urinary stress incontinence
  • It develops as a result of radiation therapy or Previous surgery for incontinence
  • It can be diagnosed by endoscopy
  • It is also called drain pipe urethra

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