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Transurethral Unroofing of a Symptomatic Imperforate Cowper's Syringocele in an Adult Male.

  • Author(s): Awad, MA
  • Alwaal, A
  • Harris, CR
  • Zaid, UB
  • Gaither, TW
  • Osterberg, EC
  • Breyer, BN
  • et al.

Cystic dilatation of bulbourethral gland ducts (Cowper's gland syringocele) is a rare abnormality. The condition has been described among pediatric populations, but it is uncommon in adults. It can be asymptomatic or present with obstructive and irritative urinary symptoms. We report a case of a symptomatic imperforate Cowper's syringocele in a young patient that was successfully managed with transurethral unroofing of the cyst.

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