A case of tuberculous prostatitis with abscess - Abstract

We present a case of acute prostatitis with abscess.

The patient had undergone intravesical bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) immunotherapy for bladder cancer. A prostate biopsy demonstrated tuberculous prostatitis with abscess. This case illustrates that when bladder cancer is treated with BCG, a tuberculous prostate abscess can develop.

Written by:
Doo SW, Kim JH, Yang WJ, Kim SI, Lee DW, Hong SS, Song YS.   Are you the author?
Department of Urology, Soon Chun Hyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Reference: World J Mens Health. 2012 Aug;30(2):138-40.
doi: 10.5534/wjmh.2012.30.2.138


PubMed Abstract
PMID: 23596601

UroToday.com Prostatitis Section

 

 

email news signup