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Analgesic cystitis: an unusual microangiopathy of the bladder.

Authors
  • Hesse, V E
  • Van Tonder, H
  • Abrahams, C
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of Urology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Aug 01, 1976
Volume
116
Issue
2
Pages
176–177
Identifiers
PMID: 59820
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

A brownish discoloration of the bladder mucosa around the ureteral orifices has been observed on cystoscopic examination in 3 patients taking excessive quantities of analgesics. Biopsy revealed an unusual degree of hyalinization of the capillary walls in the submucosa.

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