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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Many lesions that appeared abnormal cystoscopically showed benign inflammatory changes of cystitis cystica et glandularis and/or florid proliferation of von Brunn nests.
Cystitis cystica and recurrent urinary tract infections in children.
We refer to a lesion as cystitis glandularis when there is benign glandular differentiation in the von Brunn nests, (40) while cystitis cystica is used when glandular structures show cystic dilatation.
Mild inflammation, as well as other reactive conditions, such as cystitis cystica, can accompany the lesion.
This is confirmed by the difficult differential diagnosis between these histological appearance and lesions, such as inverted papilloma, VBNs, cystitis cystica and nephrogenic metaplasia.
Foci of cystitis cystica may also be seen in some of these tumors (Figure 2).
1] Cystitis cystica occurs when von Brunn's nests grow into the lamina propria forming cysts, while cystitis glandularis describes the metaplastic change into goblet cells.