Bladder wall calcification (mnemonic)

A mnemonic for the causes of bladder wall calcification is:

  • CREST

Mnemonic

  • C: cystitis post radiation therapy / chemotherapy / chronic infection
  • R: radiation
  • E: eosinophilic cystitis
  • S: schistosomiasis
  • T: tuberculosis
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Article Information

rID: 25539
System: Urogenital
Section: Mnemonics
Tags: bladder, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • REST

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