from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The establishment of a permanent opening into the urethra through the parineum.

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  • noun surgery A procedure that creates a permanent opening in the urethra, typically to remove obstructions to the flow of urine.


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  • Treatment: do rectal exam to check bladder − Surgery: urethrostomy is performed: penis exteriorized dorsal to scrotum, cut off, and urethra is splayed out to form a drain board, and sutured in place to skin.

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  • Complications included 1 urethrostomy stenosis and 1 urinary tract infection.

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  • It can be the most severe form of anterior urethral stricture and may eventually require salvage treatment such as a perineal urethrostomy.

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  • Dusty had the surgical procedure, called a perineal urethrostomy, performed.


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