pneumaturia


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pneumaturia

 [noo″mah-tu´re-ah]
passage of gas in the urine, usually as a result of a fistula between the bladder and intestine.

pneu·ma·tu·ri·a

(nū-mă-tyū'rē-ă),
The passage of gas or air from the urethra during or after urination, resulting from infected urine or, more commonly, from an intestinal fistula.
[G. pneuma, air, + ouron, urine]

pneumaturia

/pneu·ma·tu·ria/ (-tu´re-ah) gas or air in the urine.

pneumaturia

(no͞o′mə-to͝or′ē-ə)
n.
Passage of gas or air from the urethra during or after urination.

pneu·ma·tu·ri·a

, pneumatinuria (nū'mă-tyūr'ē-ă, -ti-nyūr'ea-ă)
The passage of gas or air from the urethra during or after urination, resulting from decomposition of bladder, urine or, more commonly, from an intestinal fistula.
[G. pneuma, air, + ouron, urine]

pneumaturia

Air or gas in the urine. This usually indicates that an abnormal connection (a fistula) has occurred between the COLON and the bladder.

pneumaturia

gas or air in the urine.
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In conclusion, if a patient presents with persistent urinary infections, recurrent abdominal pain, and pneumaturia, AVF should be kept in mind for diagnosis.
Crepitation in the lumbar region and pneumaturia can be also observed.
In non-diabetic patients with pneumaturia and recurrent UTIs, the suspicion of enterovesical communication should be raised and investigated by CT, followed urgently by the institution of appropriate treatment.
Crepitus in the lumbar region and pneumaturia can also be observed.
It typically presents with pneumaturia, hematuria, storage symptoms and abdominal pain with severe sepsis.
21) Zuckerman and Desai reported that if in the postoperative period, fecal material in the nephrostomy tube, blood in the feces, pneumaturia, nausea, ileus, vomiting, leukocytosis, fever, sepsis or peritonitis is noted then it should be associated with bowel injury.
Twenty-one days later the patient presented with fever associated with left back pain, hematuria with clots with intravesical pneumaturia and diarrhea.
Moreover, lower back pain and pneumaturia are rare.
3] It presents similar to uncomplicated cystitis, which is characterized by dysuria, hematuria, abdominal pain, and urinary urgency and frequency with a pathogenic exception, but with the unique presence of pneumaturia.
The exact mechanism of pneumaturia is unclear and poorly understood.
We also noted pneumaturia, and the urine was sent for culture & sensitivity.
His mother described intermittency to his stream and pneumaturia.