Management of Hepatic Granulomatous Tuberculosis After BCG Therapy for Bladder Cancer.

BCG therapy is used as a treatment in bladder cancer. Intravesical administration of Bacillus Calmette-Guérin is used as a treatment method in superficial bladder cancer. While it is commonly effective, some serious side effects may occur. We hereby report a 65-year-old man who developed granulomatous hepatitis as a complication following BCG therapy. He was treated successfully with antitubercular therapy and prednisolone.

Urology case reports. 2017 May 25*** epublish ***

Mohsen Ayati, Mohammad Reza Nowroozi, Afshin Mortazavi, Solmaz Ohadian Moghadam, Hossein Ghorani

Uro-Oncology Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.