Acute Prostatitis and Hemophagocytic Syndrome in a Case of Brucellosis


avatar Nasim Valizadeh 1 , avatar J Musavi 2 , avatar AR Nikoonejhad 3 , avatar Sh Nateghi 4 , *

Assistant Professor, Section of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine
Infectious Diseases Specialist, Department of Infectious Diseases
Assistant Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases
Medical Student, Urmia University of Medical sciences, Urmia, Iran

how to cite: Valizadeh N, Musavi J, Nikoonejhad A, Nateghi S. Acute Prostatitis and Hemophagocytic Syndrome in a Case of Brucellosis. Shiraz E-Med J. 2011;12(2):e93915.


Hemophagocytic syndrome (HPS) is a disorder characterized by benign proliferation of hystiocytes
and marked hemophagocytosis in bone marrow. Hemaphagocytic syndrome (HPS) is
a rare manifestation of brucellosis. Genitiurinary complications of brucellosis are very diverse
and include hydrocele, urinary tract infection, pyonephrosis, epididymo-orchitis, infertility and
prostatitis. Acute prostatitis is rarely reported as the first manifestation of. This article is
introducing a case of brucellosis presented with acute prostatitis and concurrent hemophagocytic


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