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Abstract #4076

MR Imaging of Male Urethral Injury

Masahiro Horikawa1, Hiroshi Shinmoto1, Akio Horiguchi2, Shigeyoshi Soga1, Eisuke Shiomi1, Shigeru Kosuda1, Tatsumi Kaji1

1Radiology, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan; 2Urology, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan

Urethral injury occurs as a result of trauma or iatrogenic cause. Retrograde urethrography is a gold standard to evaluate disruption of involved urethra, however, MR imaging has been reported to be useful to assess the extent of injury and presence of hematoma or fibrosis. The purpose of this exhibit is to demonstrate various patterns of urethral injury and to show the advantage of MR imaging in perioperative management thorough case presentations, ranged from common blunt trauma to rare condition such as urethrocutaneous fistula after sex transformation surgery.