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Multiple prostatic abscesses presenting with urethral discharge.
  1. S K Gill,
  2. R J Gilson,
  3. D Rickards
  1. Academic Department of Genito Urinary Medicine, University College & Middlesex School of Medicine, London, UK.


    Prostatic abscess has become less common, is now usually related to urinary tract infection, and is a rare cause of urethral discharge. The case is described of a man with prostatic abscesses caused by Staphylococcus aureus possibly related to recent skin abrasions. Transrectal ultrasound was used to make the diagnosis and to facilitate repeated drainage with a successful outcome.

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