Eosinophilic Cystitis

Common Name(s)

Eosinophilic Cystitis

Eosinophilic cystitis (EC) is a rare inflammatory bladder condition caused by the build up of eosinophils in the bladder. The exact cause of this condition is not known. However, EC has been found in those with allergies and asthma, and in those with a history of bladder trauma or infection, open bladder surgery, or surgery for a bladder tumor. EC has also been found in those who take certain medications.
 

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The terms "Eosinophilic Cystitis" returned 18 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Eosinophilic gastroenteritis associated with eosinophilic cystitis: Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging findings.
 

Author(s): Shu-Gao Han, Ying Chen, Zi-Hua Qian, Li Yang, Ri-Sheng Yu, Xiu-Liang Zhu, Qing-Hai Li, Qian Chen

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2015 Mar;21(10):3139-45.

 

Eosinophilic gastroenteritis (EG) is a rare, distinct clinical entity, and EG associated with eosinophilic cystitis (EC) is extremely rare and has not been well documented. Here, we report two cases of EG and coexistent EC along with findings from computed tomography (CT) and magnetic ...

Last Updated: 17 Mar 2015

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[A case of eosinophilic cystitis mimicking an invasive bladder cancer].
 

Author(s): Satoshi Okazaki, Jun-Ichi Hori, Masafumi Kita, Satoshi Yamaguchi, Norihiro Kawakami, Hidehiro Kakizaki

Journal: Hinyokika Kiyo. 2014 Dec;60(12):635-9.

 

A 60-year-old woman was referred to our hospital because of gross hematuria, right lumbar pain and lower abdominal pain. Computed tomography (CT) scan revealed hydronephrosis of the right kidney, irregular bladder wall thickening at the right lateral and posterior portion and external ...

Last Updated: 21 Jan 2015

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Eosinophilic cystitis and idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome in an eight-year-old girl.
 

Author(s): Dorna Derakhshan, Homa Ilkhanipoor, Ali Derakhshan

Journal: Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2014 Nov;25(6):1301-3.

 

Last Updated: 14 Nov 2014

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The terms "Eosinophilic Cystitis" returned 3 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Eosinophilic cystitis associated with eosinophilic enterocolitis: case reports and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): M S Kim, H Park, C S Park, E J Lee, M H Rho, N H Park, J Joh

Journal: Br J Radiol. 2010 Jun;83(990):e122-5.

 

We report three cases of eosinophilic cystitis. Contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) revealed characteristic bladder wall thickening exceeding 10 mm, with preservation of the mucosal lining and intense, progressive contrast enhancement on sequential arterial and delayed scans. ...

Last Updated: 27 May 2010

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[Eosinophilic cystitis caused by Seijo-bohhu-tou: a case report].
 

Author(s): Kentaro Muraoka, Tetsuhiro Yokonishi, Tatsuya Matsumoto, Susumu Umemoto, Kohichi Shioi, Atsushi Komiya, Takeshi Tomoda, Minoru Yoshida, Kazunori Takase, Yoshiharu Oogo, Kazuki Kobayashi, Sumio Noguchi, Hiroichi Kishi

Journal: Hinyokika Kiyo. 2009 Jun;55(6):353-5.

 

A 19-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital with a complaint of residual feeling, frequency and pain on urination. Laboratory analysis revealed an elevated eosinophilia count in peripheral blood and white blood cell count in urine. Lymphocyte stimulation test of Chinese herb ...

Last Updated: 10 Jul 2009

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Eosinophilic cystitis.
 

Author(s): P C Verhagen, P G Nikkels, T P de Jong

Journal: Arch. Dis. Child.. 2001 Apr;84(4):344-6.

 

We describe four cases of eosinophilic cystitis in whom no specific cause could be found, and review the literature. Complaints at presentation included urgency, frequency, abdominal pain, and haematuria. In three patients the symptoms and ultrasound pictures suggested a bladder tumour. ...

Last Updated: 22 Mar 2001

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