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Prostate

Prostatitis

Abscess


Reviewers: Gladell Paner, M.D., (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 31 January 2012, last major update January 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Usually due to obstruction and E. coli
● Historically was often due to gonorrhea

Symptoms:
● Acute urinary retention, perineal pain
● Prostate fluctuation on digital rectal exam

Diagnosis
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● Transrectal ultrasound

Treatment
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● Incision, drainage and antibiotics

End of Prostate > Prostatitis > Abscess


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