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TheScientificWorldJOURNAL
Volume 8 (2008), Pages 658-660
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/tsw.2008.92
Case Study

Surgical Treatment for Recurrent Refractory Skenitis

1Faculty of Medicine, Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
2Faculty of Medicine, Federal University of Vale do São Francisco, Petrolina, Brazil

Received 8 May 2008; Revised 6 June 2008; Accepted 17 June 2008

Academic Editor: Anthony Atala

Copyright © 2008 Eduardo P. Miranda et al.

Abstract

We report a case of persistent skenitis that was initially misdiagnosed and treated as a urinary infection. Despite an adequate course of antibiotics, the symptoms failed to improve. The case was ultimately resolved with surgical intervention, which resulted in its prompt and complete resolution.