cystitis cystica


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Related to cystitis cystica: cystitis glandularis

cys·ti·tis cys·ti·ca

cystitis glandularis with the formation of cysts.

cystitis cystica

cystitis with formation of multiple submucosal cysts in the bladder wall.

cys·ti·tis cys·ti·ca

(sis-tī'tis sis'ti-kă)
Cystitis glandularis with the formation of cysts.

cystitis

inflammation of the urinary bladder. The condition may result from an ascending infection coming from the exterior of the body by way of the urethra, or it may be caused by an infection descending from the kidney. Often cystitis is not an isolated infection but is rather a result of some other physical condition. For example, urinary retention, calculi in the bladder, tumors, or neurological diseases impairing the normal function of the bladder may lead to cystitis.
Clinical signs include freqency, pain on urination, blood-stained urine, a thickened bladder wall. Significant clinical pathology findings include hematuria, a high cell count indicative of inflammation, and a positive bacterial culture.

cystitis cystica
cystitis marked by the presence of submucosal cysts.
emphysematous cystitis
an occasional complication of diabetes mellitus in dogs and cats, caused by gas-forming bacteria.
epizootic equine cystitis
an Australian disease of horses similar to Sorghum spp. poisoning.
gangrenous cystitis
results from severe inflammation and ischemia; the bladder wall is green to black.
cystitis glandularis
mucin-secreting glands present in the mucosa in a case of cystitis.
hemorrhagic cystitis
hemorrhage is the main clinical feature.
interstitial cystitis
a lower urinary tract disease of women in which there is painful urination and hemorrhagic lesions in the bladder wall, but no cause can be diagnosed. A similar syndrome is believed to occur in cats.
polypoid cystitis
the mucosa is folded with polypoid projections.
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The prevalence and significance of Brunn's nests, cystitis cystica and squamous metaplasia in normal bladders.
Cystitis cystica in childhood: clinical findings and treatment procedures.
3,21) Diagnostic criteria for urachal carcinoma include (1) tumor in the dome; (2) absence of cystitis cystica and cystitis glandularis; (3) predominant invasion of the muscularis or deeper tissues with a sharp demarcation between the tumor and surface bladder urothelium that is free of glandular or polypoid proliferation; (4) urachal remnants within the tumor; (5) extension into the bladder wall with involvement of the space of Retzius, anterior abdominal wall, or umbilicus; and (6) no evidence of a primary neoplasm elsewhere.
Associated histologic features include concurrent presence of urothelial carcinoma, adenocarcinoma not otherwise specified type, cystitis cystica glandularis, and prominent inflammatory infil trate.
We report a recurrent case of cystitis cystica et glandularis, common type.
As such, it can also mimic the glandular neoplastic lesions discussed in the differential diagnosis of cystitis cystica and cystitis glandularis.