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Penile Tuberculosis After Intravesical Bacille Calmette-Guérin Immunotherapy.
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PMID:  24958483     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Immunotherapy with bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) is widely used for treatment of superficial urothelial cancer. Complications associated with BCG treatment are common. The most common are minor reactions as cystitis, hematuria, fever, malaise. We report an unusual case of granulomatous balanoposthitis as a complication of intravesical BCG instillation therapy. To our knowledge, only a few reports of BCG-related penile or urethral granulomatous infection have been previously published in the literature.
Authors:
Edgar Linden-Castro; Marcela Pelayo-Nieto; Alejandro Alias-Melgar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-6-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Urology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1527-9995     ISO Abbreviation:  Urology     Publication Date:  2014 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-6-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0366151     Medline TA:  Urology     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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