Cystocele

Case contributed by Dr Jerald Garvin Lim

Presentation

Painless introital mass

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Female
Fluoroscopy

Retrograde administration of contrast material via Foley catheter shows opacification of the urinary bladder with smooth margin. The contour of the urinary bladder extends inferiorly beyond the pelvic rim, and to a greater extent during Valsalva maneuver. 

The post-void radiograph shows no retained contrast material within the urinary bladder.

Case Discussion

Cystocele represents herniation of the urinary bladder through the weakened supportive fascia of the anterior vaginal compartment.

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Case information

rID: 58737
Published: 4th Mar 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Tag: basic
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: St. Luke's Medical Center

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