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Emfysematøs cystitis med blaerenekrose

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  • Alesia Bembel Rindom
  • Haraldur M Gudnason
  • Peter O Thind
Emphysematous cystitis is a rare disease of the bladder caused by gas-forming bacteria. Diabetics are the most commonly infected and the clinical picture ranges from dysuria to sepsis and peritonitis. The diagnosis is primarily radiological. Treatment ranges from catheterization and antibiotic treatment to prostatocystectomy. We report the case of a 74-year old male diabetic presenting who was found to have emphysematous cystitis with total necrotization of the bladder. To our knowledge this is the only reported case with a totally necrotized bladder in emphysematous cystitis.
OriginalsprogDansk
TidsskriftUgeskrift for Laeger
Vol/bind170
Udgave nummer47
Sider (fra-til)3876
ISSN0041-5782
StatusUdgivet - 17 nov. 2008

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