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BET 1: IS THERE A ROLE FOR SERUM PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN LEVEL IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF ACUTE PROSTATITIS?
  1. Ming-Ju Hsieh,
  2. Zui-Shen Yen, Assistant Professor
  1. National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

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    Institution: National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

    THREE-PART QUESTION

    In [a male adult with fever] does [serum prostate specific antigen level] assist in [the diagnosis of acute prostatitis]?

    CLINICAL SCENARIO

    A 60-year-old man with fever for 5 days is brought to the emergency department by his family. He has no other somatic symptoms except for fever. The results of the physical examination are within normal limits …

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