Case report: Emphysematous cystitis may suggest ‘poor prognosis’ in Crohn’s patient

The first reported incident of emphysematous cystitis in a patient with severe Crohn’s disease, without UTI or fistulizing disease, may signal “poor prognosis” for these patients, according to a case report published in BMC Gastroenterology.“There have been multiple reports of [emphysematous cystitis (EC)] in the setting of infectious colitis, both with and without any microbiological evidence of a concurrent UTI,” S. M. Mahmudul Hasan, of Memorial University of Newfoundland, and Baljinder S. Salh, of Vancouver Coastal Health, wrote. “Acute colonicRead More

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