Acute Cystitis

3 Interesting Facts of Acute Cystitis

  1. Stone positioned in either ureter at ureterovesical junction can mimic acute cystitis
  2. Cystitis can coexist with stone
  3. Differentiate with:
    • Urine Gram stain and culture to determine causative pathogen in cystitis
    • Noncontrast CT of abdomen and pelvis, which detects most renal stones (more than 90%) and most ureteral stones (more than 95%)

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