Incidentally detected tuberculous prostatitis with microabscess

 Vol. 43 (x): 2017 July 7.[Ahead of print]

doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2017.0190


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Eduardo Kaiser Ururahy Nunes Fonseca 1, Oskar Grau Kaufmann 1, Layra Ribeiro de Sousa Leão 1, Cassia Franco Tridente 1, Fernando Ide Yamauchi 1, Ronaldo Hueb Baroni 1
1 Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, São Paulo, Brasil

ABSTRACT  

Tuberculous prostatitis is a rare and often overlooked entity that may mimic prostatic adenocarcinoma on imaging exams, especially multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the prostate. Detection of a prostatic abscess is a clue to the correct diagnosis.

Keywords: Prostate; Tuberculosis; MRI; Radiology

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