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Case Reports in Urology
Volume 2014, Article ID 871481, 2 pages
Case Report

Dabigatran Induced Hemorrhagic Cystitis in a Patient with Painful Bladder Syndrome

1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37604, USA
2Intermountain Budge OB/GYN Clinic, Logan Regional Hospital, Logan, UT 84341, USA

Received 6 December 2013; Accepted 25 December 2013; Published 13 March 2014

Academic Editors: R. Chesson, P. H. Chiang, and B. K. Malhotra

Copyright © 2014 Helen Otteno 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.


An 82-year-old female presented with longstanding history of both painful bladder syndrome and atrial fibrillation. She underwent hydrodistension remarkable for hematuria without temporary discontinuation of Dabigatran. Subsequently, patient was admitted to the hospital secondary to anemia and hemorrhagic cystitis.