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Urethral caruncle

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Urethral caruncle

Urethral caruncle
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ICD-10 9 DiseasesDB 13554

A urethral caruncle is a benign cutaneous condition characterized by distal urethral lesions that are most commonly found in postmenopausal females.Urethral caruncles are frequently associated with atrophic genital epithelium in elderly patients. They can become a source of chronic hematuria, infection, and urethritis. [1]

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