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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Crepitation in the lumbar region and pneumaturia can be also observed.
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.
His mother described intermittency to his stream and pneumaturia.