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Clinical Case Discussion

Clinical Case Discussion: Mycotic Aortic Aneurysm and Psoas Abscess as a Complication of Bacillus Calmette-Guérin Instillations

By: A.C. Witjens and J.A. Witjes

EU Focus, Volume 2 Issue 4, October 2016, Pages 353-354

Published online: 01 October 2016

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Take Home Message

After an infectious complication caused by bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG), consider a dose reduction. Treatment of a mycotic aneurysm with an endostent seems safe; however, continuation of BCG after mycotic aneurysm treatment is not advised.

Footnotes

Department of Urology, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Corresponding author. Department of Urology, Radboud University Medical Centre, Geert Grooteplein Zuid 10, Nijmegen, 6525GA, The Netherlands. Tel. +31 00614657323.

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