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Case Reports in Infectious Diseases
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 761793, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/761793
Case Report

Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Prostatic Abscess Presenting as Acute Urinary Retention: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

1Department of Internal Medicine, Staten Island University Hospital, 475 Seaview Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10305, USA
2Department of Infectious Diseases, Staten Island University Hospital, 475 Seaview Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10305, USA

Received 4 March 2013; Accepted 22 April 2013

Academic Editors: M. Caira and R. Colodner

Copyright © 2013 Ali Naboush et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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