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Urinary
Potassium Cystitis

      

  • Parsons
    CL, Greenberger M, Gabal L, et al [ Univ of
    California San Diego ]

    The Role of Urinary Potassium in the Pathogenesis
    and Diagnosis of Interstitial Cystitis 

    J Urol 159 : 1862-1867, 1998



    Background – Although anatomical epithelial
    abnormalities of the bladder are obvious, little is
    known about the functional disorders of the
    transitional cells in bladder lining.



    Conclusions : – Chronic urinary potassium diffusion
    into the bladder interstitium may cause sensory
    symptoms, damage tissue, and may be  an
    important factor in the pathogenesis of interstitial
    cystitis.



    Intravesical potassium sensitivity reliably
    indicates abnormal epithelial permability,
    differentiating between patients with interstitial
    cystitis and normal subjects with intact epithelial
    function. It also useful diagnostic test for
    interstitial cystitis.



    Sensitivity to potassium also occur in patients with
    urinary tract infection and occasionally in those
    with detrusor instability


 



 

  

Speciality Spotlight

 

 
Urology
 

 

Urinary Potassium Cystitis
      

  • Parsons CL, Greenberger M, Gabal L, et al [ Univ of California San Diego ]
    The Role of Urinary Potassium in the Pathogenesis and Diagnosis of Interstitial Cystitis 
    J Urol 159 : 1862-1867, 1998

    Background – Although anatomical epithelial abnormalities of the bladder are obvious, little is known about the functional disorders of the transitional cells in bladder lining.

    Conclusions : – Chronic urinary potassium diffusion into the bladder interstitium may cause sensory symptoms, damage tissue, and may be  an important factor in the pathogenesis of interstitial cystitis.

    Intravesical potassium sensitivity reliably indicates abnormal epithelial permability, differentiating between patients with interstitial cystitis and normal subjects with intact epithelial function. It also useful diagnostic test for interstitial cystitis.

    Sensitivity to potassium also occur in patients with urinary tract infection and occasionally in those with detrusor instability

 

 

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