Bladder and ureteric tuberculosis

Dr Ian Bickle and Dr Aditya Shetty et al.

Bladder and ureteric tuberculosis (TB) refers to infection of ureters and urinary bladder with Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Radiographic features

Ureteric Tuberculosis
  • characteristic beaded appearance due to alternate areas of strictures and dilatation (chronic state)

Bladder Tuberculosis
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Article information

rID: 27635
System: Urogenital
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Tuberculosis of ureter
  • Tuberculosis of urinary bladder
  • TB ureter
  • TB urinary Bladder

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