Multiple bladder diverticula

Case contributed by Dr Prat-Matifoll


Patient with a previous benign prostatic hyperplasia. Current complains of dysuria and reduced urinary flow.

Patient Data

Age: 91
Gender: Male

Enlarged prostatic gland and multiple diverticula in the urinary bladder wall. Bladder mucosa herniates through weak areas in the wall.

Case Discussion

Congenital diverticulae are solitary and are most often discovered during childhood.

Acquired bladder diverticulae are the result obstruction of the bladder outlet or bladder dysfunction. They are often multiple and typically seen in older men.

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Case information

rID: 30578
Published: 2nd Sep 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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