Faecaloid like material in the urinary bladder: A radiological finding in a patient with urinary tract fungal bezoar infection

Authors

  • Abdul Hadi Shamsul Bahrin, M.D. Medical Officer, Department of Radiology, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia.
  • Ahmad Aizuddin Mohamad Jamali, M.D. Radiologist, Department of Radiology, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia.
  • Khairil Amir Sayuti, M.D. Radiologist, Department of Radiology, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia.
  • Juhara Haron, M.D Radiologist, Department of Radiology, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia.
  • Zul Khairul Azwadi Ismail, M.D. Radiologist, Department of Radiology, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia.
  • Othman Puteh, M.D Radiologist, Department of Radiology, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia.
  • Mohamed Ashraf Mohamed Daud, M.D. Urologist, Department of Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46475/asean-jr.v24i3.870

Keywords:

Urinary tract fungal bezoar, Computed tomography, Cystoscopy, Radiography

Abstract

Fungal colonization or infection of the urinary tract system is caused by Candida species. Fungal intravesical bezoars, however, are extremely rare. Radiological features may mimic the appearance of emphysematous cystitis, which makes the radiological diagnosis challenging. We present an unusual case of urinary bladder fungal bezoar caused by Candida tropicalis.

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Published

2023-12-31

How to Cite

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BAHRIN AHS, Jamali AAM, Sayuti KA, Haron J, Ismail ZKA, Puteh O, et al. Faecaloid like material in the urinary bladder: A radiological finding in a patient with urinary tract fungal bezoar infection. ASEAN J Radiol [Internet]. 2023 Dec. 31 [cited 2024 Jun. 13];24(3):289-97. Available from: https://asean-journal-radiology.org/index.php/ajr/article/view/870

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