Acute Bacterial Prostatitis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Jul 20, 2022
  • Author: Samuel G Deem, DO; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

A prostatic abscess should be suspected when worsening clinical symptoms follow an initial favorable response to treatment of acute bacterial prostatitis or a fluctuant mass is palpable in the prostate gland.

Differential Diagnoses