EURORAD ESR

Case 14802

Emphysematous cystitis

Author(s)
Navarro-Baño, Antonio; López-Banet, Elena; Cepero-Calvete, Ángela; Jiménez-Sánchez, Andrés F.

Hospital Clinico Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca,
Servicio Murciano de Salud;
Carretera Madrid-Cartagena,
s/n. 30120 El Palmar, Spain;
Email:navarba@gmail.com
 
Patient
male, 60 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Scanogram

    Scanogram shows curvilinear areas of increased radiolucency in the region of the urinary bladder wall, separate from more posterior rectal gas. We can also see the colonic self-expandable metallic stent.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Axial CT

    Diffuse intramural gas in the urinary bladder. There is also a bladder diverticulum on the right wall.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Infection;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Sagittal CT

    Diffuse intramural gas in the urinary bladder, with hydroaereal level. We can also see the colonic self-expandable metallic stent.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Infection;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Axial CT

    Intraluminal air in left common femoral vein is evident. It is not clear that it is related to the bladder process. There was no local procedure to justify this air.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Infection;
     
     
Scanogram shows curvilinear areas of increased radiolucency in the region of the urinary bladder wall, separate from more posterior rectal gas. We can also see the colonic self-expandable metallic stent.
 
Diffuse intramural gas in the urinary bladder. There is also a bladder diverticulum on the right wall.
 
Diffuse intramural gas in the urinary bladder, with hydroaereal level. We can also see the colonic self-expandable metallic stent.
 
Intraluminal air in left common femoral vein is evident. It is not clear that it is related to the bladder process. There was no local procedure to justify this air.
 
 
 
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