Acute Prostatitis

ACUTE PROSTATITIS


ACUTE PROSTATITIS

  • Inflammation of prostate can be Acute or Chronic.

ETIOLOGY-

  • MC organism- E. Coli > staphylococcus aureus > staphylococcus albus
  • Instrumentation
  • Ascending and descending infection from below and above into infected urine into prostatic ducts
  • Haematogenous

CLINICAL FEATURES-

  • High grade fever, chills and rigors
  • Retention of urine
  • Perineal heaviness, pain on defaecation and micturition
  • Enlarged, tender and boggy protate- rectal examination
  • Catherization and prostatic massage is contraindicated  

INVESTIGATIONS-

  • USG abdomen 

TREATMENT-

  • IV fluids, antipyretics
  • Antibiotics- TMP- SMX, ciprofloxacin or norfloxacin (2- 3 weeks)
COMPLICATIONS
  • Seminal vasculitis

Exam Important

ETIOLOGY-

  • MC organism- E. Coli > staphylococcus aureus > staphylococcus albus
  • Instrumentation
  • Ascending and descending infection from below and above into infected urine into prostatic ducts
COMPLICATIONS
  • Seminal vasculitis
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