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Spreading sepsis by cystoscopy.
  1. S. Bavetta,
  2. O. Olsha,
  3. J. Fenely
  1. Department of Medicine, Lewisham Hospital, London, UK.

    Abstract

    A healthy 54 year old man was investigated for haematuria. In spite of a proven urinary tract infection a cystoscopy was carried out with no antibiotic therapy. As a result he developed systemic infection leading to two independent, and potentially fatal, complications: vertebral osteomyelitis and a mycotic false aneurysm.

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