[Pyogenic spondylitis by Enterobacter cloacae as a postoperative complication of TURP: a case report].

@article{Hatano2006PyogenicSB,
  title={[Pyogenic spondylitis by Enterobacter cloacae as a postoperative complication of TURP: a case report].},
  author={Koji Hatano and Mototaka Sato and Yuichi Tsujimoto and Tsuyoshi Takada and Masato Honda and Kiyomi Matsumiya and Tetsu Mizutani and Hideki Fujioka},
  journal={Hinyokika kiyo. Acta urologica Japonica},
  year={2006},
  volume={52 8},
  pages={641-4}
}
We report a case of pyogenic spondylitis caused by Enterobacter cloacae as a rare complication of transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP). A 79-year-old man underwent TURP. Immediate after removal of urethral catheter on postoperative day (POD) 7, he developed high fever > 40 degrees C with increased acute inflammatory reaction. Urine and blood… CONTINUE READING