A Rare Case of Vesicourachal Diverticulum with Calculus in a 24-Year-Old Man
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Background: During embryonal period, complete obliteration of the urachus at the umbilicus and incomplete closure at the bladder level are the cause of vesicourachal diverticulum. This abnormality is a rare finding that is usually discovered incidentally during radiological evaluation. Occasionally, stones have been detected within the diverticulum. Case Report: We present a case of a vesicourachal diverticulum with calculus diagnosed by multidetector computed tomography and confirmed surgically and histopathologically in a 24-year-old man. Conclusions: During the radiological differential diagnosis of abnormalities of abdominal wall and urinary system, consideration of urachal abnormalities is important especially in symptomatic patients.