Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Case Reports in Urology
Volume 2013, Article ID 821780, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/821780
Case Report

Emphysematous Cystitis Occurred in the Case Treated with Steroid for Autoimmune Hepatitis

1Department of Urology, JA Onomichi General Hospital, 1-10-23 Hirahara, Onomichi City, Hiroshima 722-0018, Japan
2Department of Urology, Integrated Health Sciences, Institute of Biochemical & Health Sciences, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima 734-8551, Japan

Received 12 April 2013; Accepted 23 June 2013

Academic Editors: T. Cai, S.-S. Chen, A. Goel, M. Marszalek, and T. J. Murtola

Copyright © 2013 Tateki Yoshino et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. A. A. Thomas, B. R. Lane, A. Z. Thomas, E. M. Remer, S. C. Campbell, and D. A. Shoskes, “Emphysematous cystitis: a review of 135 cases,” British Journal of Urology, vol. 100, no. 1, pp. 17–20, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. A. E. Stuck, C. E. Minder, and F. J. Frey, “Risk of infectious complications in patients taking glucocorticosteroids,” Reviews of Infectious Diseases, vol. 11, no. 6, pp. 954–963, 1989. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. A. B. Jena, E. Sun, and D. P. Goldman, “Confounding in the association of proton pump inhibitor use with risk of community-acquired pneumonia,” Journal of General Internal Medicine, vol. 28, pp. 223–230, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  4. M. Grupper, A. Kravtsov, and I. Potasman, “Emphysematous cystitis: illustrative case report and review of the literature,” Medicine, vol. 86, no. 1, pp. 47–53, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. C.-Y. Kuo, C.-Y. Lin, T.-C. Chen et al., “Clinical features and prognostic factors of emphysematous urinary tract infection,” Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection, vol. 42, no. 5, pp. 393–400, 2009. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. D. E. Grayson, R. M. Abbott, A. D. Levy, and P. M. Sherman, “Emphysematous infections of the abdomen and pelvis: a pictorial review,” Radiographics, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 543–561, 2002. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. J.-J. Huang, K.-W. Chen, and M.-K. Ruaan, “Mixed acid fermentation of glucose as a mechanism of emphysematous urinary tract infection,” Journal of Urology, vol. 146, no. 1, pp. 148–151, 1991. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. W.-H. Yang and N.-C. Shen, “Gas-forming infection of the urinary tract: an investigation of fermentation as a mechanism,” Journal of Urology, vol. 143, no. 5, pp. 960–964, 1990. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. C. E. Hawtrey, J. J. Williams, and J. D. Schmidt, “Cystitis emphysematosa,” Urology, vol. 3, no. 5, pp. 612–614, 1974. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus