Systemic BCG-osis following intravesical BCG instillation for bladder carcinoma

Intravesical instillation of Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) has been shown to be an effective form of immunotherapy for bladder cancer. This case report describes a patient who develops systemic BCG-osis following intravesical BCG instillation and demonstrates the importance of being aware of more severe complications associated with BCG immunotherapy.

Clinical case reports. 2017 Aug 15*** epublish ***

Frank Liaw, Yan Yu Tan, David Hendry

Department of UrologyQueen Elizabeth University HospitalGlasgowG51 4TFUK., Department of GastroenterologyMonklands HospitalAirdrieML6 0JSUK.