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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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Eosinophilic Cystitis" returned 6 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Eosinophilic cystitis: review of nine cases].
 

Author(s): Sataa Sallami, Sami Ben Rhouma, Monia Tangour, Sabeur Rebai, Karim Cherif, Nidhameddine Kchir, Nawfel Ben Rais, Ali Horchani

Journal: Tunis Med. 2011 Apr;89(4):360-3.

 

Eosinophilic cystitis is a rare inflammatory pathology. It remains a poorly understood entity.

Last Updated: 12 Apr 2011

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[A case of eosinophilic cystitis that was treated with oral suplatast tosilate (IPD-1151T)].
 

Author(s): Miho Watanabe, Keiichi Yamaguchi, Tomonori Yamanishi, Takao Kamai, Ken-Ichiro Yoshida

Journal: Hinyokika Kiyo. 2009 Nov;55(11):715-9.

 

A 51-year-old woman with a chief complaint of micturition pain and sensation of incomplete voiding was suspected of suffering from a bladder tumor, according to the findings of cystoscopy and ultrasonography. Transurethral punch biopsy of the submucosa of the bladder wall revealed ...

Last Updated: 30 Nov 2009

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[A case of eosinophilic cystitis presenting with urinary retention].
 

Author(s): Susumu Umemoto, Koji Izumi, Kaoru Kita, Hitomi Kanno

Journal: Hinyokika Kiyo. 2007 Jan;53(1):71-4.

 

A 56-year-old woman was referred to our hospital presenting with urinary retention. Ultrasonography revealed bilateral hydronephrosis and magnetic resonance imaging of the pelvis showed diffuse thickening of the bladder wall. The hydronephrosis was improved by urethral balloon catheter. ...

Last Updated: 21 Feb 2007

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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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