Management of prostatic abscess: about one case and literature review

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Adil Kallat, Hani Abousaleh, Ahmed Ibrahimi, Hachem El Sayegh, Ali Iken, Lounis Benslimane, Yassine Nouini

The prostatic abscess is a rare disease whose diagnosis has benefited from advances in imaging. Its treatment of choice remains trans-urethral endoscopic drainage. We report the case of a prostatic abscess in a 65-year-old patient who had had an obstructive syndrome of the lower urinary tract with dyschesis for 2 years. Ultrasound made the diagnosis by showing the presence of a prostatic abscess collection. The patient was placed under an antibiotic treatment, with transurethral drainage of the abscess. The evolution has been favorable.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24327/ijcar.2017.3022.0167