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Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 1999 September;51(3):157-9

Copyright © 2000 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Penile metastasis from carcinoma of the prostate in a patient with high serum Prostate Specific Antigen levels

Sciarra A., D’Eramo G., Casale P., Di Nicola S., Di Chiro C., De Santis C., Loreto A., Di Silverio F.

From the Department of Urology “U. Bracci”, University “La Sapienza” - Rome


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Pros­tatic car­ci­noma metas­ta­sizing to the ­penis is ­rare. Prog­nosis is ­poor ­with sur­vival ­ranging ­from 1 to 24 ­months. A ­patient ­with pros­tate ­cancer and a ­serum Pros­tate Spe­cific ­Antigen (PSA) ­level ­over 200 ng/ml, sub­mitted to rad­ical ret­ro­pubic pros­ta­tec­tomy (RRP) and ­after 2 ­months pre­senting ­with two ­painful nod­ules in the ­penis, is ­described.

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