Unexpected Finding Inside a Urachal Mass

Published:December 03, 2022DOI:
      A 61-year-old female without relevant past medical history was referred to Urology complaining of irritative voiding symptoms and occasional diffuse abdominal pain for 3 months. The clinical examination was unremarkable, without palpable masses, inflammatory signs, or purulent abdominal wall discharge.
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