Definition of Pneumaturia
Pneumaturia is the passage of gases with the urine.
Causes of Pneumaturia
Pneumaturia is almost always a sign of a bladder-intestinal fistula caused by diverticulitis, colon cancer, Crohn's disease or after irradiation. Rarely, gas-producing bacteria in severe urinary tract infection cause pneumaturia. The medical history has to identify (single and harmless) pneumaturia after cystoscopy or catheterization.
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