Size and location of primary tumor, extension into pubic bone; spread to adjacent tissues or organs; regional lymph nodes; sites of distant organs or lymph nodes involved
- Chest X-ray
- KUB (Kidneys-ureter-bladder)
- IVP (Intravenous Pyelogram)
- Retrograde Pyelogram
Cystogram: x-rays to visualize the bladder after the introduction of radiopaque contrast via urethral catheter. After the patient voids, air may be used as a second contrast agent. Also called cystography, double contrast cystogram.
Stricture, mass, mass effect, metastases, lytic lesion, osteolytic lesion, blastic lesion, osteoblastic lesion, surface irregularities of bladder, filling defect in the bladder, non-functioning kidney, ureteral obstruction
Other words/no involvement:
If there is no specific reference to abnormality in the bladder
- Pelvic Ultrasound
- Imaging, Abdomen/pelvis
- Imaging, Bone
- Imaging, Brain
- Imaging, Liver/spleen
For more information about imaging, you may visit the following pages in the Diagnostic Tests module: Other Imaging.