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Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice:
doi: 10.1097/IPC.0b013e3181db80c3
Case Reports

Emphysematous Cystitis due to Klebsiella oxytoca

Arunasalam, Shyamala MBBS, MD*; Hughes, Brian MBBS, DipSHM, FRACP, FAChSHM*†

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Abstract

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.

© 2010 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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