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Two cases of retained ureteral stents presenting with breakage and encrustations

Authors: Amit Sharma, Mukund Andankar and Hemant Pathak

Int J Med Res Health Sci.208-212 | pdf PDF Full Text

Ureteral stents (Double J stents) have become an integral part of today’s urologic practice. But complications like
stent migration, encrustation, stone formation and fragmentation have been found when these stents are kept for
prolonged period. So, it is mandatory that these stents should be removed as early as possible to prevent
complications and morbidity. We report two patients with broken retained DJ stents with encrustations and

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