Prostatic abscess - CT findings

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

Presentation

Sepsis, dysuria and perineal pain. No significant past history.

Patient Data

Age: 63
Gender: Male
Modality: CT
Massively enlarged prostate with marked surrounding inflammation and central liquifaction indicative of abscess.

Case Discussion

Prostatic abscess is a recognized complication of transrectal biopsy and gold seed insertion.  In this case the condition was spontaneous.

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Case Information

rID: 20912
Case created: 20th Dec 2012
Last edited: 16th Nov 2015
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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