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Seminal vesicle abscesses associated with ipsilateral multicystic dysplastic kidney in an infant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18458954     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Seminal vesicle cysts are rare lesions and usually asymptomatic. However, when symptoms occur it is typically during the early sexually active period. Furthermore, seminal vesicle abscesses (SVAs) are extremely rare and often difficult to diagnose due to the absence of any typical clinical signs. We herein describe a 2-month-old boy with a left SVA and ipsilateral multicystic dysplastic kidney (MCDK) who presented with a recurrent urinary tract infection (UTI). Magnetic resonance imaging proved to be a valuable diagnostic tool in our patient. Percutaneous transrectal puncture and aspiration were performed, because of recurrent UTI when intravenous antibiotic therapy had been stopped. Three weeks after the procedure, however, the SVA recurred, and, therefore, a transperitoneal laparoscopic excision of the left SVA, ureteral remnant and dysplastic renal tissue was performed. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case of infantile SVA associated with ipsilateral MCDK. Pediatric clinicians should consider this urological anomaly in boys presenting with intractable UTI, although it is extremely rare.
Authors:
Shuichiro Fujinaga; Daishi Hirano; Satoshi Hara; Hiroo Uchida; Yoshihiro Kitano; Kenichiro Kobayashi; Minoru Tada; Tomonosuke Someya; Yoshiyuki Ohtomo; Toshiaki Shimizu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-05-06
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany)     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0931-041X     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Nephrol.     Publication Date:  2008 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-07-14     Completed Date:  2008-09-16     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8708728     Medline TA:  Pediatr Nephrol     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1551-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Nephrology, Saitama Children's Medical Center, 2100 Magome, Iwatsuki-ward, Saitama, Saitama, 339 8551, Japan. f_shuich@d2.dion.ne.jp
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abscess / etiology*
Humans
Infant
Male
Multicystic Dysplastic Kidney / complications*
Seminal Vesicles*
Urinary Tract Infections / etiology

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