granulomatous prostatitis

granulomatous prostatitis

Urology A heterogeneous condition characterized by prostate inflammation Etiology Infection, nonspecific, postsurgical, and rare 2º systemic causes Clinical Low-grade fever, dysuria, frequency. See Prostate.
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One case of nodular hyperplasia with tuberculous granulomatous prostatitis was present (Refer Figure 1), while other 04 cases were non-specific granulomatous reaction with nodular hyperplasia.
Bacterial prostatitis, mycobacterial granulomatous prostatitis, malacoplakia, gland atrophy and necrosis have been noted to have imaging criteria on mpMRI that overlap with those of prostate carcinoma.
Granulomatous prostatitis is an unusual inflammatory process of the prostate gland characterized by the presence of granuloma as the main histological feature.
Out of 77 cases of BPH 30 cases (26.78%) had associated chronic prostatitis, and one out of them was granulomatous prostatitis (acidfast bacilli positive).
Granulomatous prostatitis may be primary or secondary to treatment of urothelial carcinoma with intravesicular BCG vaccine.
A biopsy was performed due to prostate spesific antigen (PSA) and digital rectal examination abnormalities and indicated granulomatous prostatitis. An antituberculosis treatment was initiated because the PPD test result was 25 mm and the QuantiFERON test was positive.
Six patients with chronic granulomatous inflammation showed no caseation necrosis and negative results for acid fast bacilli on Ziel-Nelson staining and thus were labeled as idiopathic granulomatous prostatitis (Figure 3).
Granulomatous prostatitis due to Mycobacterium avium complex.
However, when considering granulomatous prostatitis, Stillwell et al.
(7) The most common form of granulomatous prostatitis consists of "nonspecific granulomatous prostatitis" and is characterized by granulomatous inflammation arranged concentrically around prostatic ducts or glands (Figure 1), and can be accompanied by giant cells and a mixture of inflammatory cells including eosinophils.
Granulomatous prostatitis is an unusual, non-specific inflammatory process of the prostate gland, characterized by the presence of granuloma as the main histological feature.[sup.1] It is subclassified as: infectious granuloma, nonspecific granulomatous prostatitis, post-biopsy granuloma, and systemic granulomatous prostatitis.
Granulomatous Prostatitis.--In addition to being a histologic mimicker of carcinoma, this lesion is also a clinical mimicker because it is frequently associated with abnormal digital rectal examination findings (51) or elevated serum PSA levels (52) or both.

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