Congenital bladder diverticulum: An unusual presentation with abdominal mass, urinary retention, and renal failure in a young adult

Delbert J. Kwan, Franklin C. Lowe

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Computed tomographic (CT) evaluation of an abdominal mass diagnosed a huge 2-L congenital bladder diverticulum that caused urinary retention and ureteral compression leading to renal failure. The patient's renal failure resolved with decompression. His voiding dysfunction and retention resolved following diverticulectomy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)194-196
Number of pages3
JournalUrologic radiology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1992
Externally publishedYes



  • Bladder diverticulum
  • Renal failure
  • Urinary retention

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Urology

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