Watt? Shocking foreign body found knotted in bladder

It was too tangled to remove endoscopically

Patients can present with any number of strange things shoved in strange places, usually as a result of psychiatric disorders.

electrical wire in bladder

But not this teenager. It turned out he was of sound mind when he decided to insert a long electrical wire into his urethra — perhaps for a buzz?

The 18-year-old presented with a 10-day history of dysuria and suprapubic pain, and — not so coincidentally — doctors discovered he had self-introduced the foreign body exactly 10 days earlier.

An X-ray