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Parapharyngeal tuberculoid mass: a rare complication of Bacillus Calmette-Guérin therapy for urothelial carcinoma in situ
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  • Karolina Plonowska,
  • Monica Fung,
  • Christine Glastonbury,
  • Patrick Ha
Karolina Plonowska
University of California San Francisco
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Monica Fung
University of California San Francisco
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Christine Glastonbury
University of California San Francisco
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Patrick Ha
University of California San Francisco School of Medicine
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Abstract

Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) is commonly used in treating superficial urothelial carcinoma. Though rare, local and systemic disseminated BCG infections are important to recognize as they require prolonged antimicrobial therapy and surveillance. We present an unusual case of a parapharyngeal space mass as manifestation of disseminated BCG following urothelial carcinoma treatment.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

28 Oct 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
10 Nov 2020Submission Checks Completed
10 Nov 2020Assigned to Editor
09 Dec 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
21 Dec 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
05 Jan 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
28 Feb 20211st Revision Received
01 Mar 2021Submission Checks Completed
01 Mar 2021Assigned to Editor
01 Mar 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
06 Mar 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
27 Mar 2021Editorial Decision: Accept