IS case 506: Emphysematous cystitis
Imaging Sciences URMC 2010
Publication Date: 2010-09-10
Emphysematous cystitis is a rare pathology caused by gas forming bacterial and fungal pathogens. Clinical symptoms are nonspecific and diagnostic clues often arise from the unanticipated imaging findings. The presentation may be atypical and patients may present with subtle clinical findings. A high index of suspicion, especially in susceptible patients with diabetes, is needed.
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