An unusual cause of terminal hematuria in a child: Eosinophilic cystitis


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Ozdogan E. B. , CAMLAR S. A. , BILEN S. , İMAMOĞLU M. , Tiras S. , CANSU A. , ...More

CUAJ-CANADIAN UROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION JOURNAL, vol.8, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5489/cuaj.2173
  • Title of Journal : CUAJ-CANADIAN UROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION JOURNAL

Abstract

Eosinophilic cystitis is a rare inflammatory disease of the bladder; it rarely occurs in children. Patients typically show irritative urination symptoms frequently, with a possible need for urgency, alongside dysuria, gross haematuria, suprapubic pain and painful urination. Sometimes bladder mass accumulation with the possibility of malignancy is also observed. We present an 8-year-old male patient who gained admission for terminal hematuria and discuss the management of eosinophilic cystitis.