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Volume 8 (2008), Pages 658-660
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.


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.