micturating cystogram

Also found in: Dictionary.
Related to micturating cystogram: cystourethrogram, voiding cystogram

micturating cystogram

An X ray taken while the subject is actually urinating. The urine contains a dye opaque to X-rays. The method can provide information about abnormalities of the bladder and of the urine tubes entering it (URETERS) and leaving it (URETHRA). It is especially useful in investigating reflux flow of urine back up the ureters from the bladder in children.


the film obtained by cystography.

micturating cystogram
see voiding cystogram (below).
retrograde cystogram
a radiograph made while the bladder is being filled with contrast agent from the urethra.
voiding cystogram
a radiograph of the urinary tract made while the animal is urinating. Called also micturating cystogram.
Mentioned in ?