A case of emphysematous cystitis and bladder rupture

Matthew T. Hudnall*, Brian J. Jordan, Jeanne Horowitz, Stephanie Kielb

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This is a case of emphysematous cystitis with a rare complication of bladder rupture requiring surgical intervention in a diabetic man who presented with urinary retention and abdominal pain, with a large amount of intraperitoneal free air on computed tomography scan.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number100860
JournalUrology Case Reports
StatePublished - May 2019


  • Bladder rupture
  • Emphysematous cystitis
  • Pneumoperitoneum

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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