Published 2022-09-09
Rakha Sulthan Salim Rabinda Fitriana Tuasikal Mo Tualeka


Objective: To present a rare case of a giant bladder stone. Case(s) Presentation: We report a 20-year-old fisherman, with excessive exposure to sunlight, poor fluid intake, and unhealthy lifestyle, who came to the hospital clinic with a 2-year-history of progressing dysuria, frequency, and hematuria. Investigations revealed a giant bladder stone without bladder outlet obstruction. Open cystolithotomy was performed and a giant stone with 13.2x8x8.3 cm in size was extracted without adhesion to the bladder wall. Discussion: A Giant bladder stone is a rare disease and fewer than 100 cases have been reported globally. Patients commonly are accompanied by multifactorial conditions and have a wide range of presentations. Conclusion:  This case presents a giant bladder stone without bladder outlet obstruction in a young adult, it is considered that the stone rose due to other significant factors that followed the patient.



urinary bladder calculi, young adult, hematuria


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Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine/Airlangga University