24419              VESICAL CALCULUS


This 60-year old woman had been in hospital for 3 years because of dementia and died suddenly from septicaemia secondary to chronic pyelonephritis. She had had several episodes of urinary tract infection.


The specimen is the bladder, containing a large round calculus approximately 3 cms in diameter. The mucosa of the bladder is haemorrhagic as is that of the urethra.

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