Emphysematous cystitis is caused by gas-producing organisms and is rare. Delay in treatment can lead to ascending infection/pyelonephritis, which has a mortality of up to 90%. We report the first case of emphysematous cystitis due to Klebsiella oxytoca.
From the *Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Newcastle Centre, Newcastle and †Faculty of Health, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia.
Correspondence to: Shyamala Arunasalam, MBBS, MD, Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Newcastle Centre, PO Box 664J, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The authors have no funding or conflicts of interest to disclose.