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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 31  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 216-218

Huge pelvic lipomatosis as an unusual cause of acute urinary retention

1 Department of Surgery, Urology Division, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Anambra, Nigeria
2 Department of Surgery, Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, Ebonyi, Nigeria

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Joseph Amauzo Abiahu
Department of Surgery, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Anambra
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/NJM.NJM_159_21

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Pelvic lipomatosis is a benign tumor of adipose tissues rarely seen in young males. Its clinical presentation is variable. Acute urinary retention is unusual pattern of presentation. This reports a case and management of huge pelvic lipomatosis in a 33-year-old African male presenting with lower urinary tract symptoms and acute urinary retention. The relevant literatures were also reviewed.

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