Neurogenic bladder - CT findings (Christmas tree bladder)

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Loss of weight and vomitting. Found to be in renal failure.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Male

Distended, thick-walled bladder with pseudo-diverticula in the upper half looking vaguely like a Christmas tree or pine cone with bilateral hydronephrosis and hydroureter due to "back pressure" and incomplete emptying.

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Case information

rID: 26995
Published: 17th Jan 2014
Last edited: 20th Nov 2015
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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