In-depth

Causes

Bladder cancer

Bladder cancer is often diagnosed early — when it's most treatable. But even with successful treatment, bladder cancer survivors need follow-up tests for years to come.

Hemophilia

Prostate cancer

Complications

Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS)

Hemolytic uremic syndrome is an uncommon condition that can cause life-threatening kidney failure, especially for children and older adults.

Thrombocytopenia

Definition

Wilms' tumor

Risk factors

Kidney cancer

Polycystic kidney disease

Symptoms

Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is the most serious type of allergic reaction. It often occurs rapidly after exposure to an allergen and may be life-threatening.

Tests and diagnosis

CT scan

Cystoscopy

During cystoscopy, your doctor uses a special tool to look inside your bladder for abnormalities.

MRI

MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.

Ultrasound

Urinalysis

Urinalysis can be used to assess your overall health, detect a wide range of disorders, or monitor a medical condition or treatment.

Aug. 29, 2014

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