Systemic blastomycosis presenting with acute prostatic abscess

D. M. Bergner, S. D. Kraus, G. B. Duck, R. Lewis

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Abstract

The incidence of prostatic abscess has been declining. Initially, gonococcal organisms were the major offending pathogens but, more recently, the coliform group has predominated. We report a case of systemic blastomycosis that presented as an acute prostatic abscess. A review of the recent literature does not reveal any cases of disseminated blastomycosis presenting in this manner.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)132-133
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Urology
Volume126
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1981

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Bergner, D. M., Kraus, S. D., Duck, G. B., & Lewis, R. (1981). Systemic blastomycosis presenting with acute prostatic abscess. Journal of Urology, 126(1), 132-133. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0022-5347(17)54413-4