Bladder malignancies on CT: The underrated role of CT in diagnosis

Siva P. Raman, Elliot K. Fishman

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OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to review the utility of CT in diagnosing bladder malignancies, CT protocol options that may improve the conspicuity of bladder tumors, suggestive imaging features, and potential mimics. CONCLUSION. Although evaluation of the bladder has traditionally been considered purely the realm of cystoscopy, many bladder tumors can be identified with CT. However, diagnosis requires optimization of CT technique and close attention to a number of potentially subtle findings.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)347-354
Number of pages8
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 2014


  • Bladder cancer
  • CT urography
  • Transitional cell carcinoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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