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What is a poorly distended urinary bladder?

What is a poorly distended urinary bladder?

Contracted bladder: Sometime bladder does not distend or fill to capacity related to scar tissue, infection, or neurologic issues. Sometimes chemotherapy , radiation therapy and other medications can contract the bladder with fibrosis. Certain kinds of surgery may interfere with bladder function. Sometimes early in life bladder does not develop to full capacity. ...Read more

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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How rare is distended urinary bladder in fetus?

How rare is distended urinary bladder in fetus?

Not rare: The fetus produces urine, that fills the bladder. It is quite common to see a full bladder in a fetus while doing an ultrasound. ...Read more

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I had an ultrasound done. The reports say I have partially distended urinary bladder and semi distended gall bladder. What does that all mean?

I had an ultrasound done. The reports say I have partially distended urinary bladder and semi distended gall bladder. What does that all mean?

Sounds normal: The urinary bladder and the gall bladder each fill and empty regularly in normal people every day. The comment on the ultrasound report doesn't indicate that there is anything abnormal. ...Read more

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What to do if I had an ultrasound done and the reports say I have partially distended urinary bladder and semi distended gall bladder what does it mean?

What to do if I had an ultrasound done and the reports say I have partially distended urinary bladder and semi distended gall bladder what does it mean?

Probably normal: Partyially distended bladder at time of ultrasound just means you had some urine present, which is normal. Semidistded gall bladder means that it was 1/2 full of bile, which is also normal. ...Read more

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Soft tissue density midline pelvis is likely due to distended urinary bladder best correlated clinically as a slightly enlarged uterus may present ?

Soft tissue density midline pelvis is likely due to distended urinary

bladder best correlated clinically as  a slightly enlarged uterus may

present ?

Ultrasound: A pelvic ultrasound can be done before and after voiding to evaluate the bladder. Clinical correlation refers to having a pelvic examination by a gynecologist to palpate for an abnormal uterus and to quiz you about any difficulty emptying your urinary bladder. ...Read more

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Mild inflammatory stranding in mesenteric fat adj. to urinary bladder. Mild cirum. wall thickening of bladder. Bladder distended. Self cath 30 yrs. ?

Mild inflammatory stranding in mesenteric fat adj. to urinary bladder. Mild cirum. wall thickening of bladder. Bladder distended. Self cath 30 yrs. ?

I assume these are: CT findings. These mild changes are probably of no consequence, considering you have been using cath for so many years. These finding don't explain much. Depending on the severity of symptoms for which your doctor ordered these scans, your doctor might want to order further tests. ...Read more

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I am 67 years old person having an enlarged prostate problem. Recent sonography report is as follows: " urinary bladder is well distended. It show?

I am 67 years old person having  an  enlarged prostate problem. Recent  sonography  report is as follows:
" urinary bladder is well distended. It show?

Need surgery...: At this time, your condition is well beyond what drugs can do and surgery to release prostate obstruction is the choice. Today, laser prostate procedure (pvp) is a very safe effective procedure with minimal risk under experienced hands. Of note, i'm sure that you have noted your progressive slowing urine flow has slowly developed over the past 10-20 yrs. So, see and ask doc, but listen to him/her. ...Read more

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Hi akash(M),age 22.My gall bladder n urinary bladder is partially in distended state n there is bowel gas also.What it means?Need tips

Hi akash(M),age 22.My gall bladder n urinary bladder is partially in distended state n there is bowel gas also.What it means?Need tips

See answer: The presence of bowel gas and some degree of urinary bladder and gall bladder distension are all fairly common and most often "normal" findings on an abdominal X-Ray or imaging study and usually have no particular significance. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of "urinary bladder incompletely distended" CT scan? Frequent urgency w/ max output 250cc often color is dark 31yr old male

What are possible causes of "urinary bladder incompletely distended" CT scan? Frequent urgency w/ max output 250cc often color is dark 31yr old male

Not useful: Degree or bladder distention on ct is a variable finding of no clinical usefulness. Advise you see a urologist to assess symptoms of frequency. ...Read more

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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), ...Read more