Tuberculous prostatic abscess in an immunocompromised patient

  • PY Lee
  • TA Ong
  • Dayangku Norlida AO


Genitourinary tuberculosis in developing countries comprises approximately 15-20% of extrapulmonary cases of tuberculosis. Tuberculosis of the prostate is an uncommon clinical condition with less than 5% of genitourinary tuberculosis involving the prostate and tuberculous prostatic abscesses are unusual presentation. The following case illustrated a case of prostatic tuberculosis abscess in an immune-compromised patient. (copied from article)


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LeeP., OngT., & AOD. (2012). Tuberculous prostatic abscess in an immunocompromised patient. Malaysian Family Physician, 5(3), 3. Retrieved from
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