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Unformatted text preview: • Sexual intercourse • Atrophic vaginitis • Immunosuppression • Pregnancy In men such factors as incomplete bladder emptying or structural abnormalities of the urinary tract may be the cause or male cystitis. The main causative organisms are:-• Escherichia coli – 68% • Proteus mirabilis – 12% • Streptococcus spp – 6% • Klebsiella spp – 4% In children causes include structural abnormalities of the urinary tract and sexual abuse and should be investigated further. Other causes of Cystitis include:- • Local trauma cause by a renal stone in the bladder • Schistosomiasis infections • Interstitial cystitis (the name given to chronic bladder inflammation) o The causative agent is unknown but potential causes include Stress, Anxiety, Genetic predisposition and immune dysfunction of Mast cell degranulation...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10