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CASE REPORT
Year : 2006  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 264-265

Wegener's granulomatosis of urinary tract presenting as bladder outlet obstruction


Departments of Urology, Rheumatology and Pathology, Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
PVLN Murthy
Dept of Urology, Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad - 500 080
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-1591.27638

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We report a rare case of Wegener's granulomatosis involving the prostate gland in a 45-year-old male who presented with acute urinary retention. Treatment was initiated with oral cyclophosphamide and steroids. The prostate size regressed in four weeks and patient voided well after removal of catheter.


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