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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Abstract

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
Volume14
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1992
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Bladder diverticulum
  • Renal failure
  • Urinary retention

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Urology

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