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Urol Ann. 2019 Jul-Sep;11(3):317-319. doi: 10.4103/UA.UA_1_19.

Gangrenous cystitis: An extremely rare infectious condition managed by neobladder - A case report with review of literature.

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Department of Urology, Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India.


Gangrenous cystitis (GC) is an extremely rare infectious entity in the modern era. GC in young patients decreases the quality of life as bladder function is totally jeopardized. The management in such cases is challenging. We present a case of GC postpartum managed by Studer neobladder reconstruction restoring the normal voiding pattern and quality of life.


Bladder reconstruction; gangrene of the bladder; gangrenous cystitis; postpartum bladder necrosis

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