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Alkaline cystitis - a delayed presentation post transurethral resection of prostate. A case discussion and literature review.

Khan FR, Katmawi-Sabbagh S, England R, Al-Sudani M, Khan SZ - Cent European J Urol (2012)

Bottom Line: It is rare now because of appropriate antibiotics.It is a challenging situation with regard to its diagnosis and management.The management includes careful acidification of urine, curettage of calcified material, and appropriate antibiotics.

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Affiliation: Department of Urology, Kettering General Hospital, Kettering Northampshire, United Kingdom.

ABSTRACT
Alkaline encrusted cystitis is a chronic inflammatory condition. It is rare now because of appropriate antibiotics. It is a challenging situation with regard to its diagnosis and management. We are presenting an interesting case of alkaline cystitis post transurethral resection of prostate. The management includes careful acidification of urine, curettage of calcified material, and appropriate antibiotics.

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Transverse CT section showing significant radiological improvement in terms of clearance of calcifications after treatment. (Bladder Catheter balloon in situ).
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Figure 0005: Transverse CT section showing significant radiological improvement in terms of clearance of calcifications after treatment. (Bladder Catheter balloon in situ).

Mentions: The patient did not respond to different antibiotics initially. However, treatment with gentamycin as per sensitivity, intravesical instillation of Suby's G solution, and bladder curettage completely resolved his symptoms (Fig. 5).


Alkaline cystitis - a delayed presentation post transurethral resection of prostate. A case discussion and literature review.

Khan FR, Katmawi-Sabbagh S, England R, Al-Sudani M, Khan SZ - Cent European J Urol (2012)

Transverse CT section showing significant radiological improvement in terms of clearance of calcifications after treatment. (Bladder Catheter balloon in situ).
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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Figure 0005: Transverse CT section showing significant radiological improvement in terms of clearance of calcifications after treatment. (Bladder Catheter balloon in situ).
Mentions: The patient did not respond to different antibiotics initially. However, treatment with gentamycin as per sensitivity, intravesical instillation of Suby's G solution, and bladder curettage completely resolved his symptoms (Fig. 5).

Bottom Line: It is rare now because of appropriate antibiotics.It is a challenging situation with regard to its diagnosis and management.The management includes careful acidification of urine, curettage of calcified material, and appropriate antibiotics.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Urology, Kettering General Hospital, Kettering Northampshire, United Kingdom.

ABSTRACT
Alkaline encrusted cystitis is a chronic inflammatory condition. It is rare now because of appropriate antibiotics. It is a challenging situation with regard to its diagnosis and management. We are presenting an interesting case of alkaline cystitis post transurethral resection of prostate. The management includes careful acidification of urine, curettage of calcified material, and appropriate antibiotics.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus