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Tuberculosis of the bladder

Case contributed by Dr Praveen Jha


Urinary incontinence.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

Markedly thickened urinary bladder wall and reduced capacity is seen.


Markedly contracted bladder, hydronephrosis of the left kidney, and ascites.

Case Discussion

CT scan and ultrasound showed, markedly contracted and small capacity urinary bladder, with diffuse asymmetric bladder wall thickening. Proximal hydroureteronephrosis is seen bilaterally.

Gross ascites is also noted.

Cystoscopic biopsy confirmed tuberculosis of urinary bladder.

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Case information

rID: 13536
Published: 20th Apr 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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