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Gangrenous cystitis: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8501809     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of gangrenous cystitis in a 67-year-old woman is reported. Associated etiological factors include invasive recurrent carcinoma of the cervix, radiotherapy and atherosclerosis. Primary infection was not a feature. The patient was treated with antibiotics, bladder drainage and total cystectomy with complete recovery. The etiology and management of this unusual condition are discussed.
A T Devitt; K K Sethia
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of urology     Volume:  149     ISSN:  0022-5347     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Urol.     Publication Date:  1993 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-06-29     Completed Date:  1993-06-29     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376374     Medline TA:  J Urol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1544-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Urology, Norfolk Hospital, United Kingdom.
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MeSH Terms
Cystitis / epidemiology,  etiology,  pathology*
Radiation Injuries / epidemiology
Time Factors
Urinary Bladder / pathology*
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms / radiotherapy
Comment In:
J Urol. 1994 Aug;152(2 Pt 1):492   [PMID:  8015100 ]

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