Bladder prolapse

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


A finding in abdominal tumor staging scan.

Patient Data

Age: 78
Gender: Female

CT Pelvis

The protocol was performed for cancer staging, the radiology technician did not extend images beyond the pelvis.

The study demonstrates enlargement of the vagina containing prolapsed bladder and uterus. There prolapse of the dista ureters, which are shown enlarged upstream.

Case Discussion

A prolapsed bladder occurs when the bladder droop into the vagina. The common cause is the weakened of front wall of the vagina. 

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Case information

rID: 22260
Published: 23rd Mar 2013
Last edited: 12th Mar 2020
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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