|Emphysematous cystitis in computertomography|
Other key differentials:
- Crohn's disease
- Carcinoma of the colon or bladder
- A gas-producing UTI (emphysematous cystitis: rare).
- Emphysematous pyelonephritis.
Diagnosis is made by patient history of passing air or a sputtering urine stream. CT scans may show air in the urinary bladder or bladder walls.
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