Acute Prostatitis and Hemophagocytic Syndrome in a Case of Brucellosis

AUTHORS

Nasim Valizadeh 1 , J Musavi 2 , AR Nikoonejhad 3 , Sh Nateghi 4 , *

1 Assistant Professor, Section of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine

2 Infectious Diseases Specialist, Department of Infectious Diseases

3 Assistant Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases

4 Medical Student, Urmia University of Medical sciences, Urmia, Iran

How to Cite: Valizadeh N, Musavi J, Nikoonejhad A, Nateghi S. Acute Prostatitis and Hemophagocytic Syndrome in a Case of Brucellosis, Shiraz E-Med J. 2011 ; 12(2):e93915.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Shiraz E-Medical Journal: 12 (2); e93915
Published Online: April 02, 2011
Article Type: Book Review
Received: May 18, 2019
Accepted: December 11, 2010
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Abstract

Hemophagocytic syndrome (HPS) is a disorder characterized by benign proliferation of hystiocytes
and marked hemophagocytosis in bone marrow. Hemaphagocytic syndrome (HPS) is
a rare manifestation of brucellosis. Genitiurinary complications of brucellosis are very diverse
and include hydrocele, urinary tract infection, pyonephrosis, epididymo-orchitis, infertility and
prostatitis. Acute prostatitis is rarely reported as the first manifestation of. This article is
introducing a case of brucellosis presented with acute prostatitis and concurrent hemophagocytic
syndrome.

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