Isolated prostatic tuberculosis mimicking prostatic carcinoma: a needle biopsy diagnosis

Authors : Indranil Chakrabarti, Indranil Chakrabarti, Pranati Bera, Pranati Bera

DOI : 10.18231/j.achr.2021.047

Volume : 6

Issue : 3

Year : 2021

Page No : 214-216

Genitourinary tuberculosis is uncommon and mostly involves kidneys, seminal vesicles and epididymis. Isolated prostatic tuberculosis is rarely reported and is an under recognized entity. Here, we report such a case which clinically mimicked prostatic carcinoma and was subsequently diagnosed on image guided needle biopsy.

Keywords Prostate, Tuberculosis, Prostatic carcinoma

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