A narrowing of the anterior urethral lumen caused by scarring of the corpus spongiosum (spongiofibrosis)
A narrowing of the posterior urethra is not a stricture. It is better termed a...
Obstructive voiding symptoms
Decreased force of stream
UTIs including prostatitis and epididymitis
There are no recommended medical treatments.
Surgical treatment varies depending on the characteristics of the stricture.
Patients should be adequately counseled regarding real...
RUG at the time of catheter removal to ensure there is no leak (4)[C]
Consider history and uroflowmetry routinely to evaluate for recurrence (4)[C].
If symptoms rec...
N35.9 Urethral stricture, unspecified
N35.114 Postinfective anterior urethral stricture, NEC
N35.013 Post-traumatic anterior urethral stricture
N35.8 Other urethral stricture
A54.01 Gonococcal ...
Anterior urethral stricture is a narrowing of the lumen caused by spongiofibrosis.
Caused by trauma, inflammation, or previous urethral surgery
Patients often present with obstructive vo...
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