What Is Emphysematous Cystitis?

Q:
What is emphysematous cystitis?

A:
Emphysematous cystitis is a rare disease, and it is an infection of the bladder wall produced by gas-forming bacteria or fungi.

Since it is an uncommon condition, routine approaches may not diagnose it. Symptoms of the disease include abdominal pain, fever, change of urine color, etc. However, symptoms and signs can vary from person to person.

The disease occurs more in women. What’s more, people with diabetes are more likely to have the disease.

Key word: emphysematous cystitis

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