171 results match your criteria Acute Bacterial Prostatitis and Prostatic Abscess


AAUS guideline for acute bacterial prostatitis 2021.

J Infect Chemother 2021 Jun 8. Epub 2021 Jun 8.

Department of Urology, Hyogo College of Medicine, Hyogo, Japan. Electronic address:

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A population-based analysis of risk factors and outcomes of prostatic abscess.

Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 2021 May 10. Epub 2021 May 10.

Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Department of Urology, New York, NY, USA.

Background: Prostate abscess is a severe complication of acute bacterial prostatitis. To date, a population-based analysis of risk factors and outcomes of prostatic abscess has not been performed.

Methods: Using the National Inpatient Sample from 2010 to 2015, we identified rates of prostatic abscess among non-elective hospitalizations for acute prostatitis. Read More

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Rare case of endogenous Klebsiella endophthalmitis associated with emphysematous prostatitis in a patient with diabetes, cirrhosis and COVID-19.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 Apr 21;14(4). Epub 2021 Apr 21.

Internal Medicine, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, USA.

A 35-year-old Hispanic man presented with fever, chills, dysuria, diarrhoea, scleral icterus, tachycardia and tachypnea. He was found to be COVID-19 positive, CT of the pelvis revealed prostatic abscess, and urine culture grew Additionally, he was found to have diabetes and cirrhosis. During treatment, the patient developed vision loss, and was diagnosed with endogenous Klebsiella endophthalmitis. Read More

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Transurethral resection of prostatic abscess.

Can J Urol 2021 Apr;28(2):10638-10642

Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Prostate abscess (PA) is an uncommon prostatic infection, with risk factors including indwelling catheters, acute or chronic prostatitis, bladder outlet obstruction, voiding dysfunction, recent urologic instrumentation (especially transrectal prostate biopsy), chronic kidney disease (CKD), diabetes mellitus (DM), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), intravenous drug use (IVDU), and hepatitis C. Treatment of PA consists of antibiotics and abscess drainage via transurethral resection (TUR) or image-guided transrectal or transperineal drainage. Numerous studies have demonstrated that TUR of PA has a higher success rate and shorter hospital length of stay when compared to image-guided drainage. Read More

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[Acute prostatitis associated with noncancerous prostate at the Lubumbashi University Clinics: epidemioclinical and therapeutic features].

Pan Afr Med J 2020 1;37:290. Epub 2020 Dec 1.

Département de Chirurgie, Faculté de Médecine, Cliniques Universitaires de Lubumbashi, Université de Lubumbashi, Province du Haut Katanga, Ville de Lubumbashi, République Démocratique du Congo.

Introduction: acute prostatitis is a common urological condition. The purpose of this study was to analyze the epidemioclinical features and therapy of acute prostatitis associated with noncancerous prostate at the Lubumbashi University Clinics.

Methods: we conducted a descriptive cross-sectional and retrospective study of a series of 25 patients with documented acute prostatitis and treated at the Lubumbashi University Clinics over a period of four years, from 2015 to 2018. Read More

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Chronic bacterial prostatitis leading to intrascrotal abscess after transperineal prostate biopsy.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 Mar 2;14(3). Epub 2021 Mar 2.

Urology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Transperineal biopsy is becoming more commonly used, driven by improved detection rates, better complication profile and increasing application of prostate MRI leading to guided biopsy. However, it can still lead to complications such as urinary retention, postoperative pain and erectile dysfunction. There is also a potential for adverse events such as severe infection, abscess and fistula. Read More

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CT and MRI in Urinary Tract Infections: A Spectrum of Different Imaging Findings.

Medicina (Kaunas) 2021 Jan 1;57(1). Epub 2021 Jan 1.

Radiology department, Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, 35516 Mansoura, Egypt.

There are many acute and chronic infections affecting the urinary tract including bacterial, fungal and viral infections. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can present in many different patterns with variable degrees of severity varying from asymptomatic and uncomplicated forms to life threatening complicated infections. Cross-sectional imaging techniques-including both computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-have become very important tools not only for evaluation of UTIs, but also for detection of associated complications. Read More

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January 2021

Prostatic abscess: clinical features, management, and outcomes of a "Stealth" infection: retrospective case series and review of the literature.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2021 Apr 5;99(4):115285. Epub 2020 Dec 5.

Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, USA; Section on Infectious Diseases, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, USA; Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, USA; Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. Electronic address:

Prostatic abscess (PA) is uncommon and may be difficult to distinguish from acute prostatitis which often leads to delayed or missed diagnoses. Although gram-negative bacilli are the traditional etiology of PA, Staphylococcus aureus is an emerging cause. The goals of this study were to characterize the current clinical features, microbiology, management, and outcomes of PA at a US academic center. Read More

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An improbable trifecta: Occurrence of xanthogranulomatous prostatitis, prostate cancer, and prostatic abscess in a single patient.

Urol Case Rep 2021 Mar 7;35:101526. Epub 2020 Dec 7.

The Toledo Clinic, Toledo, OH, USA.

Xanthogranulomatous prostatitis (XGP) is a rare disease that can mimic the clinical and imaging findings of prostate cancer. Differentiation of these diseases is vital in order to offer the correct treatment. Histological examination of prostate tissue is the definitive manner in which XGP is distinguished from prostate cancer. Read More

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Prostate tuberculosis complicated by huge prostatic abscess: A rare case report from Nepal.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2020 2;77:152-156. Epub 2020 Nov 2.

Department of Pathology, Lumbini Medical College and Teaching Hospital Ltd Tansen-11, Pravas, Palpa, Nepal. Electronic address:

Introduction: Prostatic tuberculosis is one of the rarest findings in clinical practice and associated prostatic abscess is even scarce, described in literatures. We present a rare case of prostatic tuberculosis complicated by huge prostatic abscess.

Presentation Of A Case: A 68-year-old male with no any comorbidity presented with history of increased frequency of micturition along with poor flow, urgency and nocturia for 17 days. Read More

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November 2020

Exuberant Malakoplakia of the Prostate Presenting as Prostatic Abscesses in an Immunocompromised Patient.

J Endourol Case Rep 2020 17;6(3):231-234. Epub 2020 Sep 17.

Department of Pathology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Malakoplakia is a rare benign lesion, usually associated with deficient intralysosomal degradation of microorganisms, more commonly, . Malakoplakia occurs in various organ systems, the most frequently affected site being the urinary bladder. We report a rare case of isolated extensive malakoplakia involving the prostate, diagnosed on transurethral resection performed for radiologically suspected prostatic abscesses. Read More

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September 2020

[An abscessed granulomatous prostatitis].

Rev Med Interne 2020 Aug 13;41(8):562-566. Epub 2020 Jul 13.

Service de Médecine Interne, Hôpital Ambroise Paré, Université Paris Saclay, 9 Avenue Charles de Gaulle, 92100 Boulogne-Billancourt, France.

Introduction: Prostatic abscesses are usually diagnosed in the setting of bacterial prostatitis. Rarely, they reveal or complicate granulomatous prostatitis.

Case Report: A 55-year-old man was admitted for acute urinary retention. Read More

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Case report: Prostatic abscess caused by community acquired methicillin resistant .

Urol Case Rep 2020 Sep 28;32:101231. Epub 2020 Apr 28.

Urology Department, King Fahad Medical City, Saudi Arabia.

Prostatic abscess is declining disease because of widespread using of antibiotic in management of early prostatitis and urinary tract infections. Causing pathogenic factors usually gram-negative organisms. In lack of a guidelines, diagnosis and management sometimes is a challenge. Read More

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September 2020

Emphysematous Prostatitis With Secondary Psoas Abscess-A Lethal Outcome Following Prostate Biopsy.

Urology 2020 Aug 4;142:e45-e46. Epub 2020 May 4.

Department of urology, JIPMER, Puducherry, India.

Emphysematous prostatitis is a rare, clinical condition characterized by gas and abscess formation in the prostate often associated with features of sepsis. We report a case of 60-year-old gentleman presenting with emphysematous prostatitis complicated with secondary psoas abscess and florid sepsis following prostate biopsy. Read More

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MRSA Septicemia With Septic Arthritis and Prostatic, Intraretinal, Periapical, and Lung Abscesses.

WMJ 2020 Mar;119(1):62-65

Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin,

Introduction: Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteremia is a life-threatening illness and a major global health care problem. It can cause metastatic and complicated infections.

Case Presentation: A 58-year-old man with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes mellitus presented with altered mental status after a fall. Read More

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A Rare Case of Prostatic and Bilateral Renal Abscesses Caused by Community-acquired Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infection.

Cureus 2020 Feb 19;12(2):e7046. Epub 2020 Feb 19.

Internal Medicine, State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, USA.

Gram-negative bacilli are usually implicated in the formation of prostatic abscesses (PA) which is a rare complication of prostatitis. However, PA methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has emerged as a substantial cause of PA in recent years. Predisposing factors for MRSA prostatitis include immunocompromised states such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), uncontrolled diabetes, intravenous drug use (IVDU), urethral instrumentation, bladder outlet obstruction, preexisting prostatic disease, recent prostatic procedure, and chronic dialysis among others. Read More

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February 2020

A Case of Fournier's Gangrene in a Patient Taking Canagliflozin for the Treatment of Type II Diabetes Mellitus.

Am J Case Rep 2020 Feb 24;21:e920115. Epub 2020 Feb 24.

Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Winchester District Memorial Hospital, Winchester, Ontario, Canada.

BACKGROUND Sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors are a class of antihyperglycemic medications associated with an increased risk of urinary and genital infections due to their glycosuric effects. In 2018, the FDA issued a safety alert warning that multiple cases of Fournier's Gangrene (FG), a severe genital infection, had been reported in patients taking SGLT2 inhibitors. CASE REPORT We present a case of 72-year-old male with type II diabetes mellitus who developed FG while taking the SGLT2 inhibitor canagliflozin. Read More

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February 2020

Complex Fistulizing Crohn's Disease.

Gastroenterology 2020 03 16;158(4):827-828. Epub 2019 Nov 16.

Department of Gastroenterology, Eastern Health, Victoria, Australia.

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Optimization of prostate brachytherapy techniques with polyethylene glycol-based hydrogel spacers: A systematic review.

Brachytherapy 2020 Jan - Feb;19(1):13-23. Epub 2019 Sep 18.

Department of Medical Physics, School of Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

Purpose: The objective of this overview was to critically evaluate the effect of polyethylene glycol (PEG)-based hydrogel spacers during prostate brachytherapy with regard to dosimetric and clinical benefits, as well as procedure-related toxicity.

Methods And Materials: A systematic search in the PubMed database was performed.

Results: A total of 12 studies, involving 615 patients with PEG hydrogel injection, were included. Read More

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September 2020

Xanthogranulomatous prostatitis presenting as prostatic abscesses: An uncommon complication after kidney transplantation.

IDCases 2019 10;17:e00559. Epub 2019 May 10.

Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Xanthogranulomatous (XG) prostatitis is a rare form of granulomatous prostatitis characterized by a benign inflammatory process of non-specific etiology that clinically may mimic carcinoma. Few cases have been reported in the English language medical literature, with only four reported cases presenting as prostatic abscesses. A 70-year-old male with type 2 diabetes mellitus and two previous kidney transplants presented with septic shock secondary to bacteremia 4 days after undergoing a cystoscopy. Read More

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FDG PET/CT in a Case of Bilateral Tuberculous Epididymo-orchitis.

Clin Nucl Med 2019 Sep;44(9):757-760

Department of Nuclear Medicine, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China.

Isolated genital tuberculosis is rare. We present a case of bilateral tuberculous epididymo-orchitis showing high FDG uptake on FDG PET/CT. In addition, the patient had a prostatic FDG-avid lesion, consistent with tuberculous prostatitis. Read More

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September 2019

Multiparametric MRI appearances of primary granulomatous prostatitis.

Br J Radiol 2019 Jun 9;92(1098):20180075. Epub 2019 Apr 9.

4 Department of Radiology, Southend University Hospital, Westcliff-on-Sea , Essex , UK.

Objective: Radiological features of granulomatous prostatitis (GP) overlap with those of prostate adenocarcinoma. Identification of specific GP features may aid diagnosis. We aimed to evaluate the multiparametric MRI (mpMRI) features of GP. Read More

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Intraprostatic Abscess: An Acute Complication of Prostatic Artery Embolization.

J Vasc Interv Radiol 2019 02;30(2):267-269

Department of Urology, Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 4777714 ext #42969/25458.

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February 2019

Prostatic Abscess on Xanthogranulomatous Prostatitis: Uncommon Complication of an Uncommon Disease.

Case Rep Urol 2018 29;2018:5417903. Epub 2018 Aug 29.

Urology B Department, Ibn Sina Teaching Hospital, Rabat, Morocco.

Xanthogranulomatous prostatitis is a rare benign inflammatory process of the prostate. Only few cases have been reported in the English literature. Xanthogranulomatous prostatitis is usually an incidental finding after needle biopsy or transurethral resection of the prostate in patients suffering from low urinary tract symptoms. Read More

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Prostatitis, a rare presentation of granulomatosis with polyangiitis, successfully treated with rituximab and prednisone.

BMJ Case Rep 2018 Aug 14;2018. Epub 2018 Aug 14.

Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Albany Medical Center, Albany, New York, USA.

A previously healthy 21-year-old man presented with an 8-month history of weight loss, lethargy and dysuria unresponsive to empiric antibiotics and paraurethral drainage of a prostatic abscess. Urinalysis showed pyuria, but cultures failed to grow any organisms. Additionally, he developed new onset sensorineural hearing loss. Read More

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Treatment experience for incidentally diagnosed asymptomatic prostate tuberculosis in a patient with history of BCG intravesical therapy.

Urol Case Rep 2018 Mar 29;17:39-41. Epub 2017 Dec 29.

Department of Radiology in Trauma Center, Aju University School of Medicine, Suwon, South Korea.

Intravesical BCG therapy after transurethral resection of bladder tumor (TURB) is considered the most effective treatment for prophylaxis against the recurrence of high risk non-muscle invasive bladder cancer, and generally well tolerated and infectious complication are rare. We reported a case of granulomatous prostatitis is a patient who had undergone intravesical BCG therapy due to non-invasive superficial urothelial carcinoma of bladder. This patient was diagnosed by prostate biopsy because of PSA elevation without any other voiding symptoms and abnormal abscess pocket in transrectal ultrasonography. Read More

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A rare case of prostatic abscess caused by : First report in Saudi Arabia.

Urol Ann 2018 Jan-Mar;10(1):106-107

Master of Epidemiology, Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia.

Brucellosis is a zoonotic infectious disease that is known endemic infection in Saudi Arabia. Yet, this infection has not been reported as evident cause of prostatic abscess. we present a new case of prostatic abscess caused by brucella organism proven using pus culture and serology. Read More

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February 2018

[FOUR CASES OF THE PROSTATIC ABSCESS IN WHICH DRAINAGE WAS EFFECTIVE].

Nihon Hinyokika Gakkai Zasshi 2018 ;109(2):122-126

Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences for Research, University of Toyama.

We encountered four prostatic abscess patients. Although antimicrobial therapies were ineffective, drainage was effective in all cases. Patient 1 had lung cancer and diabetes mellitus (DM), and patient 2 developed acute prostatitis after transrectal prostatic biopsy. Read More

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Diagnosis and treatment of patients with prostatic abscess in the post-antibiotic era.

Int J Urol 2018 02 24;25(2):103-110. Epub 2017 Sep 24.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.

We reviewed the pathogenesis, clinical presentation, treatment options and outcomes of prostatic abscess in the post-antibiotic era, focusing on how patient risk factors and the emergence of multidrug-resistant organisms influence management of the condition. A MEDLINE search for "prostate abscess" or "prostatic abscess" was carried out. Prostate abscess is no longer considered a consequence of untreated urinary infection; now, men with prostatic abscess are typically debilitated or immunologically compromised, with >50% of patients having diabetes. Read More

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February 2018