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Synonyms for caruncle

an outgrowth on a plant or animal such as a fowl's wattle or a protuberance near the hilum of certain seeds

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The cystoscopy was normal and the symptoms were associated with the urethral caruncle.
Although a urethral caruncle can be seen in the prepubertal period, it is often observed in the postmenopausal period as in our case.
In the 53 cases of cystitis glandularis without upper urinary tract obstruction, 43 were treated by transurethral electrovaporization on bladder inflammatory lesion, 2 were treated by transurethral resection of prostate or resection of urethral caruncle, and the remaining 8 did not receive treatment.
1] Most cases of urethral caruncle are frequently asymptomatic, but some patients experience a lump or bleeding at the urethral meatus.
A diagnosis of intraepithelial squamous cell carcinoma arising from the urethral caruncle was made.
Urethral narrowing caused by atrophy of urogenital tissue in the older female and urethral caruncles may also lead to voiding dysfunction.
Urethral Conditions, Diverticulum, Strictures, Differential Diagnosis or Paraurethral Masses, Cysts or Abscesses of Skene's Glands, Gartner Duct Cysts, Cysts of Bartholin Cysts, Adenomas, Urethral Prolapse, and Urethral Caruncles