Bladder Diverticulum and Sepsis

  • Hermes Melo Teixeira Batista Faculdade de Medicina do ABC Hospital Regional do Cariri
  • George Nilton Nunes Mendes Faculty of Medicine Estácio of Juazeiro of North
  • Jessica Cosme da Silva Faculty of Medicine Estácio of Juazeiro of North
  • Lucas Machado Gomes de Pinho Pessoa Regional Hospital of Cariri
  • Jully Graziela Coelho Campos Couto Faculty of Medicine Estácio of Juazeiro of North
  • Marco Antonio Bezerra Rolim Faculty of Medicine Estácio of Juazeiro of North
  • Haroldo Lucena Miranda Filho Faculty of Medicine Estácio of Juazeiro of North
  • Tuila Guanabara Souza Lucena Regional Hospital of Cariri
  • Francisco Aurélio Lucchesi Sandrini Regional Hospital of Cariri
  • Woneska Rodrigues Pinheiro Laboratory Design and Scientific Writing. Department of Basic Sciences, ABC Faculty of Medicine
  • Vitor Engracia Valenti FFC-UNESP
  • Italla Maria Pinheiro Bezerra Laboratory Design and Scientific Writing. Department of Basic Sciences, ABC Faculty of Medicine
  • Luiz Carlos de Abreu Laboratory Design and Scientific Writing. FMABC USP

Abstract

 

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.

Published
Jul 7, 2015
How to Cite
BATISTA, Hermes Melo Teixeira et al. Bladder Diverticulum and Sepsis. International Archives of Medicine, [S.l.], v. 8, july 2015. ISSN 1755-7682. Available at: <http://imed.pub/ojs/index.php/iam/article/view/1131>. Date accessed: 16 jan. 2018. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3823/1705.
Section
General Surgery

Keywords

Bladder diverticula, sepsis, infection

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