Prostatic Abscess MRI Findings: Case Report

Osama A. Samara, Waleed M. Farah, Obada M. Tarabieh, Mujalli M. Murshidi


Prostatic abscesses are a rare complication of acute prostatitis, and an uncommon clinical entity in the antibiotic era. Despite their rarity, untreated abscesses still remain potentially life-threatening, and require formal drainage to permit resolution.

Here in, we report the MRI findings in 73 – years old man who presented with severe dysurea of two weeks duration . He was found to have multiple prostatic abscesses which was surgically drained.


Prostate abscess, Magnetic resonance imaging.

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