Bladder Stone

Ray Ballinger MD, PhD

Portland VA Medical Center

Abstract

50 y/o female with a history of gross hematuria and pelvic pain.

Keywords

Bladder stone calculus gu CT


Publication Date: 2007-06-19

History

50 y/o female with a history of gross hematuria and pelvic pain.

 
   

Findings

A large spiculated calcification is seen in the bladder on this unenhanced CT scan. The patient had no renal stones or other know GU pathology.

Diagnosis

Bladder stone (calculus)

Discussion

Bladder stones are more commonly seen in males than females. Bladder outlet obstruction or foreign body are common causes. Other causes are infection and spinal cord injuries. Bladder calculi may be small or large and may occur as single or multiple stones.

References

  1. http://www.emedicine.com/med/topic2852.htm