Turkish Journal of Urology
Case Report

Internal pudendal artery embolization: A minimally invasive approach for bulbar artery pseudoaneurysm

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Department of Radiology, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Raibareli road, Lucknow, India

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Department of Urology, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Raibareli road, Lucknow, India

Turk J Urol 2018; 44: 508-510
DOI: 10.5152/tud.2018.94752
Read: 1036 Downloads: 61 Published: 25 July 2019

Abstract

We report a case of 20-year-old young male with hematuria caused by bulbar artery pseudoaneurysm. There was neither history of trauma nor prior bladder catheterization. Nontraumatic, non-iatrogenic bulbar artery pseudoaneurysm is a very rare cause of hematuria. Endovascular management by gel foam embolization after selective catheterization of bulbar branch of internal pudendal artery was done. The reason behind gel foam embolization was that gel foam provides temporary arterial occlusion to allow time for mucosal healing and so erectile function will not be affected.


Cite this article as
: Lal H, Yadav P, Singh V, Tomar V. Internal pudendal artery embolization: A minimally invasive approach for bulbar artery pseudoaneurysm. Turk J Urol 2018; 44(6): 508-10.

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