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A rubber tube in the bladder as a complication of autoerotic stimulation of the urethra

Konstantinos Stamatiou, Hippocrates Moschouris
  • Hippocrates Moschouris
    Tzaneio Hospital, Pireas, Greece


Self-insertion of foreign bodies in the urethra is most commonly associated with sexual or erotic arousal of adolescents with mental health disorders. Rarely it may practiced by healthy adults for masturbation. Migration of foreign bodies used for the abovementioned purpose from the urethra to adjacent organs is a relatively uncommon urologic problem that may cause serious complications which arose tardive. Presentation includes a variety of acute or chronic symptoms that depend of the underlying complications. The method of extraction depends on the shape, size and nature of the object and should be tailored according to the condition of the patient. In the present article we present a case of a rubber tube inserted to the urethra for erotic arousal purposes which migrated to the bladder during masturbation.


Foreign bodies; Urinary tract; Fetishism.

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Submitted: 2016-02-29 22:37:17
Published: 2016-10-05 16:52:32
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