Neurogenic Bladder -- Child
(Bladder, Neurogenic—Child; Neurogenic Incontinence—Child; Incontinence, Neurogenic—Child)
|Bladder With Nerves, Female|
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- Spinal cord injury
- Tumors of the brain or spinal cord in the pelvic area
- Infection of the brain or spinal cord
- Having a birth defect that affects the spinal cord
- Having certain conditions (eg, injury, tumor, or infection) that affect the spinal cord
- Urinalysis—test of the urine to look for evidence of infection or kidney problems
- Blood tests—to look for evidence of kidney problems
- Bladder function tests—to measure how well the muscles of the bladder respond to filling and emptying
- X-rays —a test that uses radiation to take a picture of structures inside the body
- Ultrasound —a test that uses sound waves to examine the kidneys, ureters, and/or bladder
- Computed tomography (CT) scan —use of x-rays and computers to make detailed images of the kidneys, ureters, and/or bladder
- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) —the use of powerful magnets and radio waves to create images of the brain and/or spinal cord; other imaging tests may be used
National Association for Continence http://www.nafc.org/
BC Health Guide http://www.bchealthguide.org/
Canadian/American Spinal Research Organization http://www.csro.com/
Children’s Hospital Boston. Neurogenic bladder. Children’s Hospital Boston website. Available at: http://www.childrenshospital.org/az/Site1348/mainpageS1348P0.html . Accessed July 12, 2010.
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Neurogenic bladder. Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin website. Available at: http://www.chw.org/display/PPF/DocID/22629/router.asp . Accessed July 12, 2010.
LaRusso L. Neurogenic bladder. EBSCO Health Library website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/healthLibrary/ . Updated July 9, 2010. Accessed July 12, 2010.
Strayer D. Neurogenic bladder. EBSCO Nursing Reference Center website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/pointOfCare/nrc-about . Updated November 11, 2008. Accessed July 12, 2010.
- Reviewer: Kari Kassir, MD
- Review Date: 06/2012 -
- Update Date: 00/60/2012 -