spastic bladder


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spastic bladder

a form of neurogenic bladder caused by a lesion of the spinal cord above the voiding reflex center. It is marked by loss of bladder control and bladder sensation; incontinence; and automatic, interrupted, incomplete voiding. It is most often caused by trauma but may result from a tumor or multiple sclerosis. Also called automatic bladder, reflex bladder. Compare flaccid bladder.

spastic bladder

Neurogenic bladder due to complete transection of the spinal cord above the sacral segments.
See also: bladder