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Penile Metastasis from Carcinoma of Caecum- Unusual Cause of Priapism: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Penile Metastasis from Carcinoma of Caecum- Unusual Cause of Priapism: A Case Report and Review... Indian J Surg Oncol (December 2012) 3(4):299–301 DOI 10.1007/s13193-012-0180-0 CASE REPORT Penile Metastasis from Carcinoma of Caecum- Unusual Cause of Priapism: A Case Report and Review of Literature Rakesh Kapoor & Anjan Bera & Uma Nahar Saikia & Ritesh Kumar & Divya Khosla & N. Kumar Received: 14 July 2011 /Accepted: 31 July 2012 /Published online: 9 August 2012 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology 2012 Introduction multiple lung metastasis and bilateral inguinal lymph node, and replacement of corpora cavernosa tumour by tumour. Priapism is a pathologic condition of penile erection (Figs. 3 and 4) characterized as prolonged and devoid of sexual stimu- lation or excitement [1]. Penile metastasis is rare cause of priapism and only limited number of cases reported. Discussion In a largest case series of penile metastasis by Alcides Chaux et al. [2] only two cases reported from gastroin- Malignancies of genitourinary tract are the commonest testinal tract (sigmoid colon). We report a case of a causes of penile metastasise, followedbytumors ofthe painful penile metastasis from dissemination of carcino- lower gastrointestinal tract and the lungs [2, 3]. The patients ma caecum. frequently presents with signs of priapism. Up to 40 % of patients with penile metastasis can http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology Springer Journals

Penile Metastasis from Carcinoma of Caecum- Unusual Cause of Priapism: A Case Report and Review of Literature

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Springer Journals
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2012 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology
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0975-7651
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0976-6952
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10.1007/s13193-012-0180-0
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Indian J Surg Oncol (December 2012) 3(4):299–301 DOI 10.1007/s13193-012-0180-0 CASE REPORT Penile Metastasis from Carcinoma of Caecum- Unusual Cause of Priapism: A Case Report and Review of Literature Rakesh Kapoor & Anjan Bera & Uma Nahar Saikia & Ritesh Kumar & Divya Khosla & N. Kumar Received: 14 July 2011 /Accepted: 31 July 2012 /Published online: 9 August 2012 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology 2012 Introduction multiple lung metastasis and bilateral inguinal lymph node, and replacement of corpora cavernosa tumour by tumour. Priapism is a pathologic condition of penile erection (Figs. 3 and 4) characterized as prolonged and devoid of sexual stimu- lation or excitement [1]. Penile metastasis is rare cause of priapism and only limited number of cases reported. Discussion In a largest case series of penile metastasis by Alcides Chaux et al. [2] only two cases reported from gastroin- Malignancies of genitourinary tract are the commonest testinal tract (sigmoid colon). We report a case of a causes of penile metastasise, followedbytumors ofthe painful penile metastasis from dissemination of carcino- lower gastrointestinal tract and the lungs [2, 3]. The patients ma caecum. frequently presents with signs of priapism. Up to 40 % of patients with penile metastasis can

Journal

Indian Journal of Surgical OncologySpringer Journals

Published: Dec 1, 2012

Keywords: surgical oncology; oncology; surgery

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