Coccidioidomycosis of the prostate gland. Report of a case and review of the literature

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Abstract

Coccidioidomycosis of the prostate gland is an uncommon manifestation of disseminated disease, there being only three prior cases diagnosed antemortem in the English literature. Clinically it may be confused with abscess or neoplasm. An unsuspected case of coccidioidomycosis involving the prostate of a man of 72 is presented, with a review and brief discussion of urogenital coccidioidal infection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)114-117
Number of pages4
JournalArchives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Volume96
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1973

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Medical Laboratory Technology

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