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

    Keywords

    • Calyceal diverticular stone
    • ESWL
    • Sepsis

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Urology

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