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 OJU  Vol.1 No.4 , November 2011
Xanthogranulomatous Cystitis Presenting as Urinary Incontinence and a Vesicovaginal Fistula: a Case Report and Review of the Literature
Abstract: Anthogranulomatous cystitis (XC) is an inflammatory condition of the urinary bladder that is benign and rarely seen. XC is a unique disease in which there have been only 26 cases described in the literature, including our case. Patients with XC often present with lower urinary tract symptoms, hematuria, abdominal pain, or abdominal mass. We present the unusual case of an 81 year old female who presents with urinary incontinence, which was later diagnosed as a vesicovaginal fistula. After describing the treatment of this patient, a review of the literature is detailed including presentation, possible etiologies, and treatment of XC.
Cite this paper: nullS. Abdullah, A. Mellis, C. Puzio and D. Culkin, "Xanthogranulomatous Cystitis Presenting as Urinary Incontinence and a Vesicovaginal Fistula: a Case Report and Review of the Literature," Open Journal of Urology, Vol. 1 No. 4, 2011, pp. 86-88. doi: 10.4236/oju.2011.14018.
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