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International Urology and Nephrology

, Volume 30, Issue 2, pp 153–157 | Cite as

Tuberculosis of the prostate

  • A. Kostakopoulos
  • G. Economou
  • D. Picramenos
  • C. Macrichoritis
  • P. Tekerlekis
  • N. Kalliakmanis
Article

Abstract

We present five cases of tuberculous prostatitis. In all cases this was an incidental histologic finding after transurethral prostatectomy. The patients were all treated with an antituberculous drug regimen. A literature review of this rare condition is included.

Keywords

Tuberculosis Tuberculin Skin Test Prostatitis International Urology Intravenous Urography 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Kostakopoulos
    • 1
  • G. Economou
    • 2
  • D. Picramenos
    • 1
  • C. Macrichoritis
    • 1
  • P. Tekerlekis
    • 1
  • N. Kalliakmanis
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Urology, Sismanoglion General HospitalUniversity of AthensGreece
  2. 2.Medical Center of AthensGreece

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