Bacterial sepsis after extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy (ESWL) of calyceal diverticular stone

Mi Mi Oh, Jin Wook Kim, Jong Wook Kim, Ji Yun Chae, Cheol Yong Yoon, Hong Seok Park, Min Gu Park, Du Geon Moon

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Abstract

Most calyceal diverticula are asymptomatic but symptoms occur when there is urinary stasis leading to infection and calculi. Septic shock after ESWL of calyceal stone occurs rarely. A 24-year-old woman had septic shock due to after extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy (ESWL) of asymptomatic calyceal diverticular stone.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)95-97
Number of pages3
JournalUrological Research
Volume41
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Feb 1

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Keywords

  • Calyceal diverticular stone
  • ESWL
  • Sepsis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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