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POCUS Bladder Scan

Case Study:

A 65-year-old male patient presents to the emergency department with a history of recurrent UTI and lower abdomen discomfort. The ultrasound fellow decides to perform a POCUS bladder scan to rule out bladder pathology. The following image was obtained in the transverse plane. What is the most likely diagnosis?

What is the diagnosis?

A. Free fluid in the pelvic cavity

B. Cysts

C. Bladder diverticulum/diverticula

C. Bladder stones

(Answer below)

Answer:

C. Bladder diverticulum/diverticula

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