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Bottom line: Klebsiella pneumonia is one of the gas-forming organisms most frequently associated with emphysematous cystitis. Summary: Amano M, Shimizu T. Emphysematous cystitis: a review of the literature. Intern Med. 2014;53(2):79-82. Emphysematous cystitis is a rare disease where microbes form … Continue reading
See Orchitis. In: Atlas of Emergency Medicine (AccessMedicine) for list of findings and how to differentiate mumps orchitis from testicular torsion.
Bottom line: Painful bladder syndrome/interstitial cystitis, is characterized by bladder pain, urinary frequency, urgency and nocturia (International Incontinence Society.) The etiology is unknown and management is difficult. Summary: Kelada E, Jones A. Interstitial cystitis. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2007 Apr;275(4):223-9.
Overview: Smaldone MC, et al. Investigational therapies for non-muscle invasive bladder cancer. Expert Opin Investig Drugs. 2010 Mar;19(3):371-83. Systematic review: Shang PF, et al. Intravesical Bacillus Calmette-Guérin versus epirubicin for Ta and T1 bladder cancer. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011 … Continue reading