Case contributed by Jerald Garvin Lim
Diagnosis almost certain


Painless introital mass

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female

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.

How to use cases

You can use Radiopaedia cases in a variety of ways to help you learn and teach.

Creating your own cases is easy.

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.