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Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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Calcification of the bladder is it cause for worry?

Calcification of the bladder is it cause for worry?

Absolutely because: the urinary bladder's role is to be a distensible bag which collapses to ...Read more

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Did K.U.B US and prostat-ocystitis was the findings. Bladder wall thickness, coarse echo pattern prostate and small calcification. It s it curable?

Did K.U.B US and prostat-ocystitis was the findings. Bladder wall thickness, coarse echo pattern prostate and small calcification. It s it curable?

Here are some...: For your best interest, it would be most logical to ask and review the specific findings after KUB x-ray, and ultrasound. All your reported findings are not specific but suggesting: bladder hard work leading to its wall thickening; coarse pattern in prostate maybe equating tissue heterogeneity to suggest some change in tissue texture but still nonspecific; stones- same, nonspecific & insignificant ...Read more

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There is a 1.0 X 0.4 cm calcification in the urinary bladder - at times near 2 completion of voiding there is excruciating pain plz help?

There is a 1.0 X 0.4 cm calcification in the urinary bladder - at times near 2 completion of voiding there is excruciating pain plz help?

See a Urologist: A calcification in the bladder can be benign or incredibly serious, you need you have urinalysis and be checked for hematuria (blood in your urine). If blood in urine is present you likely need a workup including a CT scan and cystoscopy (looking in the bladder) with a possible biopsy of this calcification. ...Read more

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I recently had an abdominal CT scan. The results indicated: large 1.5 CM calcification in urinary bladder. What does this mean?

I recently had an abdominal CT scan.  The results indicated:

large 1.5 CM calcification in urinary bladder.

What does this mean?

Likely a stone: It sounds like you may have cystolithiasis. The bladder may have a pocket or a diverticulum in which the urine sits allowing for formation of a stone. I would highly recommend seeing a urologist to discuss the correct plan of action. ...Read more

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Mom has a myoma 208 160 112 mm in size, and it is partially calcified. It is pressing on her bladder. Should she get surgery or should she keep it and?

Mom has a myoma 208 160 112 mm in size, and it is partially calcified. It is pressing on her bladder. Should she get surgery or should she keep it and?

She decides: Myoma , benign muscular tumor, is just that; a non cancerous mass.If it is causing her problems-remove it, if not let it be.The problem is insurance payment.If she does not make it clear that it is impacting her health the insurance company will deny payment.Isn't that special?As we give more power to the insurance companies(aca) beware what they require. ...Read more

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Is calcific constrictive pericarditis still with us?

Is calcific constrictive pericarditis still with us?

Yes: Well it is rare to start with, hard to diagnose, and probably less common these days since tb, a major cause, is less common. ...Read more

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