Vol. 43 (6): 1190-1191, November – December, 2017

doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2016.0555


Zhenyu Yang 1, Chang Sheng 1
1 Department of Urology, Pudong New Area People’s Hospital, Shanghai, China


We report a rare case of emphysematous cystitis in a 66-year-old woman with a history of diabetes mellitus. The predisposition of diabetes mellitus and infection of gas-forming bacteria is considered to precede the manifestation of emphysematous cystitis. The present recommended diagnosis test is computed tomography, which have definite value in the evaluation of gas accumulation in bladder wall, or na air-fluid level in bladder.

Keywords: Cystitis; Tomography, X-Ray Computed; Diabetes Mellitus

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