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423 Possible Causes for Bladder Scarring

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Regardless of age, a bladder infection is not usually associated with a fever, and generally does not produce any long-term damage to the bladder or kidneys.[] Renal/bladder US is recommended even with first UTI by AAP guidelines but with only Level C strength of evidence.[] However, a kidney infection (pyelonephritis) is usually associated with a high fever and may produce permanent damage or scarring of the kidney even after only one infection[]

  • Bladder Contracture

    The proceedure involves sewing vasculated bladder tissue into the bladder neck area to keep scar tissue from forming.[] Following such surgical procedures on the prostate, a bladder neck contracture or scar tissue can form at the junction of the bladder outlet and the prostate.[] It occurs when there is excessive scarring at the level of the bladder opening (bladder neck).[]

  • Interstitial Cystitis

    It can lead to scarring and stiffening of your bladder, Learn more Awards Learn about the awards, certifications and accreditations Lehigh Valley Health Network's diabetes[] Substitution cytoplasty can be used in patients who have a significantly reduced bladder capacity resulting from scarring and contracture of the bladder wall.[] Sometimes the walls of the bladder become scarred or get stiff. Doctors do not know what causes interstitial cystitis.[]

  • Irradiation Cystitis

    Bladder cancer diagnosed 2010 ( possibly radiotherapy response, very unusual).[] Bladder wall scarring Decrease in size (atrophy) of the bladder Severe systemic infection (urosepsis) Urinary obstruction Treatment of Hemorrhagic Cystitis Symptoms: Treatment[] Scar tissue may develop in the bladder and the nerves which are irritated by radiation may malfunction thereby hampering bladder control.[]

  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Bladder

    […] volume due to scarring.[] Side effects include a small chance of developing systemic tuberculosis or the patient becoming sensitized to BCG, causing severe intolerance and a possible reduction in bladder[]

  • Schistosoma Hematobium Infection

    , scarring, calcification and occasional embolic egg granulomas in brain or spinal cord.[] PATHOGENESIS Studies have shown the relationship between S. haematobium infection and the development of squamous cell carcinoma of the bladder.[] Targeting molecular signaling pathways of Schistosoma haemotobium infection in bladder cancer. 2011 SYMPTOMS Pathology of S. haematobium schistosomiasis includes: hematuria[]

  • Gangrenous Cystitis

    Abstract Gangrenous cystitis is an extremely rare condition. During the last 70 years, only 30 cases have been reported in the literature. We report a case of gangrenous cystitis in a 70-year-old woman presented with symptoms of acute abdomen. Main causative factor was overdistension of the bladder due to[…][]

  • Bladder Scarring

    Motola: I have scaring in my bladder neck after prostate removal. I have had this scarring removed 2 times in the last 2 years.[] The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more 5 Scar tissue create back pain after hysterectomy?[] , Pelvic Floor and Bladder Issues » Scar Tissue 7 Replies, Hysterectomy Options and Alternatives » scar tissue?[]

  • Ureteral Stricture

    The ureters are the tubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder. Scar tissue may form in a ureter after an accident or surgery.[]

  • Vesicoureteral Reflux

    VUR allows bacteria, which may be present in the urine in the bladder, to reach the kidneys. This can lead to kidney infection, scarring, and damage.[] […] to the ureter, resulting from a congenital defect, obstruction of the outlet of the bladder, or edema or scarring secondary to infection of the lower urinary tract.[] Renal ultrasonography is used to evaluate kidneys for size, hydronephrosis, and scarring. VCUG is used to diagnose VUR and to evaluate for other bladder abnormalities.[]

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