Prostatic abscess in a child.

  title={Prostatic abscess in a child.},
  author={Ahmed A. Shokeir and Mohamed E. Dawaba and Moustafa Abdel-Gawad and Mohamed el-Azab and M A Shokeir},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of urology and nephrology},
  volume={29 4},
We report a metastatic prostatic abscess in a 12-year-old boy. Rectal examination revealed a tender, fluctuating prostatic mass, causing acute retention of urine. Prostatic imaging by computerized tomography and transrectal ultrasonography were important in the diagnosis and management. 

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