Cause of glandular cystitis

Author: Dr. Lee
Time: 2011/8/6 16:39:15

1 What is the glandular cystitis?

Glandular cystitis is a lesion which hyperplasia and metaplasia coexist. Epithelial hyperplasia is recessed to Brunn's nidus and then fracture, branched or circular lumen appearing. The nucleus emerges glandular structure. It is infiltrated by lymphocytes and plasma cells at the same time. Thus it is called glandular cystitis.
Glandular cystitis has a predilection for bladder, which is prone area of bladder inflammation and urethra retrograde infection. According to the observations of glandular cystitis suffers’ history, the disease is associated with chronic bladder inflammation and stones stimulation.

2 The diagnosis of the glandular cystitis

The features of glandular cystitis under the cystoscope show that lesions are primarily central and located in triangle and bladder neck. They are often scattered, schistose or clustering. The lesions display multiform which are present in papillary, lobulated, follicular or the mix of them. There is no vascular ingrowth on it. The Ureteral orifice is most peeped blurred. For suffers who get the limiting tumor-like or lesions with erosion hemorrhagic, the bottom with hard texture should consider the possibility of adenocarcinoma or region malignant. Pathological examination diagnosis before the treatment is advocated.

Key words: cystitis; glandular cystitis; causes of glandular cystitis