Brain Neurorehabil.  2020 Mar;13(1):e5. 10.12786/bn.2020.13.e5.

Asymptomatic Bladder Diverticulum Can Develop New Urinary Symptoms after a New Onset of Stroke: a Case Report

  • 1Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Presbyterian Medical Center, Jeonju, Korea.
  • 2Medical Device Clinical Trial Center, Presbyterian Medical Center, Jeonju, Korea.


Bladder diverticulum can be caused by many varying factors. It is usually asymptomatic in nature and thus often found by chance. In adult males, it can develop as a result of increased intravesicular pressure in the presence of an underlying benign prostatic hyperplasia. We observed a case in which a patient with asymptomatic bladder diverticulum developed new urinary symptoms owing to an underlying neurogenic lower urinary tract disorder which occurred following a cerebral infarction.


Bladder Diverticulum; Stroke; Neurogenic Bladder
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