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A 43-year-old male asked:

What could cause circumferential thickening of the bladder wall? ct scan said mine was 8mm...i read that this is above norm. is that true?

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Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 39 years experience
Upper limit: Of normal for bladder thickness is 5-6 mm. Thickening can occur from multiple causes. From your symptoms i would suspect increased internal bladder pressure from prostate enlargement (causing the wall to thicken) or inflammation/infection of the bladder (cystitis). A urologist can help sort this out.

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Last updated Aug 5, 2018

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