Cystitis and the Neurogenic Bladder


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The inflammation of the bladder due to a bacterial infection is known as which of the following?

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1. What muscle controls the expulsion of urine from the bladder?

2. The _____ has two muscles that control the opening and closure of the urethra.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Cystitis can be caused by a bladder infection or nerve damage, among other things. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of related basic anatomy, diagnosis and treatment of these problems. Some terminology you'll be tested on include the neurogenic bladder.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Definitions of cystitis and neurogenic bladder
  • Muscles that control the opening and closure of the urethra
  • Treatment of bacterial cystitis

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet allows students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about cystitis and neurogenic bladders
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to determine the best treatment for bacterial cystitis
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define cystitis and neurogenic bladder

Additional Learning

To learn more about bladder dysfunction, review the accompanying lesson Cystitis and Neurogenic Bladder. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define cystitis, prostatitis, and neurogenic bladder
  • Explain how normal bladder function helps prevent infection
  • Compare and contrast bacterial cystitis and kidney stones in terms of incidence and complications in women versus men
  • Explain the normal function of the detrusor and urinary sphincter muscles and how they are affected by nerve damage