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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 235-236

Gluteal abscess: An unusual complication of Bacille Calmette-Guérin

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
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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1737.84780

PMID: 21977071

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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.

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