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Emphysematous cystitis with perforation in a non-diabetic patient
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    Emphysematous Cystitis
    • Tanvir ABBASS, surgical StR
    • Other Contributors:
      • Dr Saima Khizar FY2

    Dear Editor, This is interesting clinical case of emphysematous cystitis in non diabetic patient who previously had radiotherapy and surgery on urinary bladder. This type of cystitis is nearly seen always in diabetic patient but because of past medical history, this patient became more likely of such disease. We very much agree that cases which I have seen are mostly in diabetic patients but radiotherapy is a recognised...

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    Author's response to "Emphysematous cystitis with perforation in a non-diabetic patient"
    • Sung-Yuan Hu, Emergency physician
    • Other Contributors:
      • Yu-Tse Tsan

    Reply to dear Dr. Tanvir ABBASS and co-authors:

    First, thanks for your attention to our article.

    We reply your questions as below: There was no history of radiotherapy or surgery to urinary bladder, which was a risk factor for cystitis and superimposed coliform infection, in our present case. There was no evidence of presentations of colitis, such as abdominal pain or diarrhea, and no gallbladder stones...

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