Mohamed Slim Selmi
Hassen Hentati
Hakim Fayala
Mohamed Riadh Ben Slama
Mohamed Chebil


Introduction : Seminal vesicle abscess (SVA) is a rare pathologic entity, usually diagnosed by transrectal ultrasonography and computerized tomography scan.
Case report : We report the successful management of a seminal vesicle abscess with percutaneous transvesical drainage in a 60-year old diabetic patient. Computed tomography scan has been used for the diagnosis and the guidance of the percutaneous drainage.
Conclusion : Seminal vesicle abscess is a very rare pathology with no specific symptoms. Transvesical drainage can be proposed successfully.


Abscess, computed tomography, drainage, seminal vesicle, ultrasonography



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