Retrograde Urethrogram, RUG

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2 pg handout
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A retrograde urethrogram allows us to evaluate any structural abnormalities in the urethra including narrowed areas (strictures or contractures) and outpouchings (diverticulum). This diagnostic test is commonly performed in male patients when narrowing of the urethra is suspected.
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Retrograde Urethrogram
Publication or Revision Year: 
2012
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No
Writing Team Contact: 
Charlene Neer, Tami Walker