Diagnosis and treatment of prostatic abscess.

  title={Diagnosis and treatment of prostatic abscess.},
  author={Paulo Oliveira and Juarez A Andrade and Helder C Porto and Jos{\'e} do Egypto Pereira Filho and Ant{\^o}nio F J Vinhaes},
  journal={International braz j urol : official journal of the Brazilian Society of Urology},
  volume={29 1},
OBJECTIVES Present and discuss the pathogenesis, diagnostic methods and treatment of the prostatic abscess. MATERIALS AND METHODS We have retrospectively studied the medical records of 9 patients diagnosed and treated for prostatic abscess, between March 1998 and December 2000, assessing age, context, associated diseases, and diagnostic and therapeutic methods. We have compared the data found with those described in literature, based on Medline data. RESULTS Mean age was 52.6 years. Three… CONTINUE READING
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