Bladder Anomalies - Pediatrics - Merck Manuals Professional Edition - bladder defect adult

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Bladder Health for Older Adults bladder defect adult


The differential diagnosis of a focal mural filling defect in the bladder includes common causes, such as neoplasm, stone, blood clot, or enlarged prostate gland; and uncommon causes, such as focal cystitis, ureterocele, benign neoplasm, endometriosis, or fungus ball. The workup is directed at.

The bladder is a hollow organ in your lower abdomen that stores urine. Many conditions can affect your bladder. Some common ones are. Cystitis - inflammation of the bladder, often from an infection; Urinary incontinence - loss of bladder control; Overactive bladder - a condition in which the bladder squeezes urine out at the wrong time.

Bladder Health for Older Adults Everyone uses their bladder many times each day, but they may not know what to do to keep their bladder healthy. Located in the lower abdomen, the bladder is a hollow organ, much like a balloon, that stores urine.

A bladder diverticulum is a herniation of the bladder mucosa through a defect in bladder muscle. It predisposes to urinary tract infections (UTIs) and may coexist with vesicoureteral reflux. It is usually discovered during evaluation of recurrent UTIs in young children.

If children cannot empty their bladder completely, urine can become stagnant, which increases the risk of urinary tract infections (UTIs) or formation of kidney stones.Also, the full bladder may overflow, resulting in involuntary release of urine (called urinary incontinence).If the child's bladder cannot empty completely, the bladder is drained by inserting a thin, flexible tube (catheter.