Medical Case Studies

  • Abbreviation: Med. Case Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6532
  • DOI: 10.5897/MCS
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 40

Table of Content: August 2014; 5(4)

August 2014

Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus prostatic abscess in an American soldier

Prostatic abscess caused by methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is rare with few previously reported cases. This appears to be the first identifiable report of a healthy, immunocompetent individual developing a community acquired prostatic abscess. A 35 year old male soldier presented to the emergency room complaining of chills, malaise, pelvic pain, tenesmus, dysuria and bloody urine. On admission, he...

Author(s): Howard MacLennan, D. O., Cristóbal S. Berry-Cabán, Elizabeth Goorley, D. O. and Benjamin Ingram