Which findings from hydrodistention indicate interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS)?

Updated: Dec 04, 2020
  • Author: Eric S Rovner, MD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Reinspection of the bladder may reveal diffuse, pinpoint petechial hemorrhages within the bladder (ie, glomerulations). These lesions are small, hemorrhagic, and raspberry-like in appearance and are graded as mild, moderate, or severe, depending on their numbers. Glomerulations represent the most consistent finding on cystoscopy in patients with interstitial cystitis.

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