There numerous causes of gas in the bladder. In the hospital setting by far the most common is the recent placement of an indwelling urinary catheter. Other causes include:
- IDC by far the most common cause
- cystoscopy etc...
- intraluminal and intramural gas
- most frequently in patients with diabetes mellitus
- vesical fungus ball - most frequently Candida albicans in debilitated patients.
- foreign bodies
Synonyms & Alternative Spellings
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|Differential diagnosis of gas in the urinary bladder||✗|
|Gas in urinary bladder||✗|
|Air in the urinary bladder||✗|
|Air in urinary bladder||✗|
|Intracystic gas - urinary bladder||✗|
|Intracystic air - urinary bladder||✗|