Annals of Thoracic Medicine
CASE REPORT
Year
: 2011  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 235--236

Gluteal abscess: An unusual complication of Bacille Calmette-Guérin


Hakan Buyukoglan, Inci Gulmez, Nuri Tutar, Fatma S Oymak, Asiye Kanbay, Ramazan Demir 
 Department of Pulmonary Disease, Erciyes University Medica l Faculty, Kayseri, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Hakan Buyukoglan
Department of Pulmonary Disease, Erciyes University Medical Faculty, 38200 Kayseri
Turkey

Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) has been used extensively as a vaccine against human tuberculosis. Herein, we describe gluteal tuberculosis abscess due to inadvertently injected BCG a patient with bladder cancer.


How to cite this article:
Buyukoglan H, Gulmez I, Tutar N, Oymak FS, Kanbay A, Demir R. Gluteal abscess: An unusual complication of Bacille Calmette-Guérin.Ann Thorac Med 2011;6:235-236


How to cite this URL:
Buyukoglan H, Gulmez I, Tutar N, Oymak FS, Kanbay A, Demir R. Gluteal abscess: An unusual complication of Bacille Calmette-Guérin. Ann Thorac Med [serial online] 2011 [cited 2019 Oct 19 ];6:235-236
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