Emphysematous cystitis

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Emphysematous cystitis
Classification and external resources
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Emphysematous cystitis as incidental finding in a case of hip fracture on the left

Emphysematous cystitis is a rare type of infection of the bladder wall by gas-forming bacteria or fungi. Most common organism is MRSA.


Thomas, AA; Lane, BR; Thomas, AZ; Remer, EM; Campbell, SC; Shoskes, DA (July 2007). "Emphysematous cystitis: a review of 135 cases.". BJU international 100 (1): 17–20. doi:10.1111/j.1464-410X.2007.06930.x. PMID 17506870. 

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