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Seminal vesicle abscesses: spectrum of computed tomographic findings.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2688255     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The computed tomographic (CT) findings in four cases of seminal vesicle abscess are presented. The predominant infectious organism in two cases was Escherichia coli, one case was probably caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, and another by atypical mycobacterium. The CT findings included unilateral (three cases) or bilateral involvement (one case), seminal vesicle enlargement with hypodense areas within the gland (three cases), adjacent perivesicle inflammation (three cases), and associated bladder wall thickening (three cases). Although the diagnosis of seminal vesicle abscess is often overlooked clinically, CT may help suggest the correct diagnosis early thereby helping to initiate therapy.
Authors:
Y S Kang; E K Fishman; J E Kuhlman; S M Goldman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Urologic radiology     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0171-1091     ISO Abbreviation:  Urol Radiol     Publication Date:  1989  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-01-17     Completed Date:  1990-01-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909483     Medline TA:  Urol Radiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  182-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abscess / radiography*
Adolescent
Escherichia coli Infections / radiography*
Genital Diseases, Male / radiography
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Seminal Vesicles*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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