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Cutaneous BCG of the penis after intravesical therapy for bladder cancer: a case report in a 66-year-old male
Department of Urology, Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Oct 2009 (Vol. 16, Issue 5, Pages( 4866 - 4869)
PMID: 19796470

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  • OBJECTIVE: Transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder is commonly treated with intravesical BCG. We report a cutaneous complication of BCG after therapy in 66-year-old male 4 years after initiating treatment.

    MATERIALS AND METHODS:

    A case review including pathological slides, laboratory data, and radiographic findings.

    RESULTS:

    Biopsy findings showed an ill defined granulomatous process with chronic inflammation and necrosis.

    CONCLUSION:

    The patient was managed on antituberculous therapy for a period of 6 months with resolution of symptoms.

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