To date, urethral stricture disease in men, though relatively common, represents an often poorly managed condition. Therefore, this article is dedicated to encompassing the currently existing data upon anatomy, etiology, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of the disease, based on more than 40 years of experience at a tertiary referral center and a PubMed literature review enclosing publications until September 2018.

BioMed research international. 2019 Apr 18*** epublish ***

Wesley Verla, Willem Oosterlinck, Anne-Françoise Spinoit, Marjan Waterloos

Ghent University, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent, Belgium., Department of Urology, Algemeen Ziekenhuis Maria Middelares, Ghent, Belgium.