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Involvement of the penis by rectocolic adenocarcinoma. Report of a case and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3803118     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case report of a rectal carcinoma metastasizing to the penis is reviewed along with a total of 44 similar cases reported in the world literature. Pertinent arguments are presented in favor of yet another possible route of metastases, namely the perineural route, which has not been considered previously. Cavernosography provides valuable information about the extent of tumor spread; used more often, it would lead to recognition of the rare opportunity when an aggressive surgical approach might achieve prolonged survival.
Authors:
F S Haddad; R K Manne
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diseases of the colon and rectum     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0012-3706     ISO Abbreviation:  Dis. Colon Rectum     Publication Date:  1987 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-03-16     Completed Date:  1987-03-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372764     Medline TA:  Dis Colon Rectum     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  123-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adenocarcinoma / secondary*
Aged
Colonic Neoplasms*
Humans
Male
Penile Neoplasms / secondary*
Prognosis
Rectal Neoplasms*

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