Prostatic abscess

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Clinically - Urinary tract infection.

Patient Data

Age: about 60 yrs
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Transrectal ultrasound study performed.

Prostate size - 48 x 45 x 32 mm - Volume - 37 cc.

Loss of zonal anatomy is noted. Multiple well-defined hypoechoic areas are noted in both side of prostate.

The right side of the gland is replaced by 21 x 19 x 19 mm sized hypoechoic lesion with few cystic areas. About 3 lesions of 8 - 10 mm are noted in left peripheral aspect of gland.

Few tiny calcification foci are noted in right paramedian region.

Perilesional hypervascularity is seen.

Foley's bulb is noted in collapsed urinary bladder. Catheter artifact is noted in prostatic urethra .

Seminal vesicles and visualized vas defereces are normal. No periprostatic collection is seen.

 

Case Discussion

Multifocal prostatic abscess causing enlarged prostate.

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Case information

rID: 21114
Case created: 5th Jan 2013
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
System: Urogenital
Tags: trus, prostate
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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