The aim of the study was to describe the distribution of urinary stone. Age, sex, anatomical site and geographical correlations data were investigated. Cross-sectional and prospective data was made of three hundred and one (301) patients with stone were recorded in the consultation unit of Al-Hussien teaching hospital, Samawah city. The cohort study included 224 men (74%) and 77 women (26%) with a male to female ratio of 2.9:1 and a median age of 48 years (range 41-60 years). 181(60) patients have a single urinary stone and 120(40%) patients have multiple stone, 70(58%) live in rural area. The size of the stone was variable and large stone more than 1cm seen in 132 patients (43%). Left kidney was the first anatomical site in 92 patients (30 %) and 81 patients (26%) have right kidney stone. Our data concluded that urinary stones disease is a common problem in Samawah city with more predilection to affect male than female and more frequent in age ≤ 40 years, with tendency to involve left kidney. Rural area showed increased prevalence of urinary stone with tendency of multiple stone.
Keywords: Urinary stone, Prospective study, Anatomical site, Multiple stone