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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 106-107

A rare case of prostatic abscess caused by Brucella organisms: First report in Saudi Arabia


1 Consultant of Urology, King Salman Hospital, Saudi Arabia
2 Senior Registrar of Urology, King Salman Hospital, Saudi Arabia
3 Department of Surgery, Al Jouf University, Saudi Arabia
4 Master of Epidemiology, Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Mubarak M AlOtaibi
Master of Epidemiology, Ministry of Health, Riyadh
Saudi Arabia
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DOI: 10.4103/UA.UA_67_17

PMID: 29416286

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Brucellosis is a zoonotic infectious disease that is known endemic infection in Saudi Arabia. Yet, this infection has not been reported as evident cause of prostatic abscess. we present a new case of prostatic abscess caused by brucella organism proven using pus culture and serology. These organisms should be suspected in patients presenting with clinical picture of prostatic abscess especially in endemic areas.


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