Xanthogranulomatous Prostatitis: A Rare Case ReportNikhil Patil*, Vinay S Kundargi, Siddangouda B Patil, Ashok Kumar Biradar and Anup S Desai
Department of Urology, B.L.D.E.U.’s Shri B. M. Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Karnataka, India
- *Corresponding Author:
- Nikhil Patil
Department of Urology, B.L.D.E.U.’s Shri B. M. Patil Medical College
Hospital & Research Centre, Bijapur, Karnataka, India
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Received date : February 09, 2014; Accepted date : March 23, 2014; Published date : March 28, 2014
Citation: Patil N, Kundargi VS, Patil SB, Biradar AK, Desai AS (2014) Xanthogranulomatous Prostatitis: A Rare Case Report. Med Surg Urol 3: 131. doi:10.4172/2168-9857.1000131
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Xanthogranulomatous prostatitis is one such rare benign inflammatory lesion of prostate. Herein we report a rare case of xanthogranulomatous prostatitis concurrent with benign prostatic hyperplasia. The exact cause of xanthogranulomatous prostatitis remains unknown. Xanthogranulomatous prostatitis is rare condition both clinically and microscopically. There are no specific radiological features. Serum prostatic specific antigen is non-specific. Only ten cases of xanthogranulomatous prostatitis have been reported till date throughout the world.