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CASE REPORT
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 585-586

Symptomatic intracranial metastasis in penile carcinoma


1 Neurosurgical Services, Department of Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Centre, Parel, Mumbai, India
2 Uro-oncology Services, Department of Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Centre, Parel, Mumbai, India

Correspondence Address:
Aliasgar V Moiyadi
Room 48, Main Bldg, Tata Memorial Hospital, E Borges Rd, Parel, Mumbai- 400 012
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0970-1591.74471

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Distant metastases in penile cancers are rare, especially metachronous symptomatic intracranial metastasis. A middle-aged patient presented to us with an intracranial mass 2 years after being treated for penile cancer. Given the rarity of metastasis and the diagnostic dilemma along with the need for relief of neurological symptoms, it was excised and found to be a metastatic deposit. We discuss the case and review the relevant literature.


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