Bladder Diverticulum and Sepsis
Introduction: Bladder diverticula are rare both in adults and in children and may be congenital or acquired, are rare in females. Objective: To describe the case of occasional finding of bladder diverticulum in women, which developed into sepsis. Case report: Patient MIB, 81, female was admitted to the Cariri Regional Hospital after a fall from height resulting in trochanteric fracture of left femur .No fifth day of hospitalization, the patient developed an abdominal mass in pit right iliac, associated the signs of inflammation and painful abdomen. Computed tomography of the abdomen with contrast revealed a cystic collection of air-fluid content and inflammatory aspect in the right lower abdomen measuring approximately 212 mL volume with continuity with the bladder. Discussion: bladder diverticula are usually asymptomatic, and occasionally found more commonly in men. It is a rare condition in women and its clinical presentation is associated with infection or neoplasia. There are reports of peritonitis after spontaneous perforation of the diverticulum, however, its evolution to sepsis is rare. Conclusion: bladder diverticulum in women and evolving to sepsis without drilling is a rare condition, with few reports in the literature.
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