Pubis bone osteomyelitys after robotic radical cystectomy with continent intracorporeal urinary diversion: Multidisciplinary approach to a complex situation
Pubic bone osteomyelitis is a rare infectious condition which is characterized by a complex diagnostic and therapeutic workup, due to its various clinical manifestations. Among the many causes of this condition, urinary fistula is the most common in case of previous urological procedures. In order to solve this complication, it is crucial to treat both the fistula and (moreover) the infectious locus arising from it, because treating the fistula alone does not provide any control on the infectious noxa. We present the first case of pubic bone osteomyelitis arising from a urinary fistula after a robotic radical cystectomy with intra corporeal continent neobladder, which has been successfully treated through a multidisciplinary approach.
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Copyright (c) 2019 Daniele Romagnoli, Federico Mineo Bianchi, Paolo Sadini, Andrea Angiolini, Daniele D'Agostino, Marco Giampaoli, Sergio Candiotto, Riccardo Schiavina, Eugenio Brunocilla, Angelo Porreca
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