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Primary carcinoma of fossa navicularis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1246779     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of primary carcinoma of the fossa navicularis of the male urethra is discussed. The lesion presented as an ulcerative process that circumferentially involved the external urinary meatus in a sixty-three-year-old man. Initially, the lesion was confused with a superficial carcinoma of the penis, since results of urethroscopic examination were normal. Following midshaft penectomy, despite normal gross appearance of the distal urethra, histologic examination indicated poorly differentiated epidermoid carcinoma along the mucosa of the distal urethra up to the line of surgical resection. Subsequent total penectomy showed only a small area of residual tumor at the line of previous resection. Lymphadenectomy was not performed. The patient remains alive without evidence of residual disease five years later.
Authors:
E M Meares
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Urology     Volume:  7     ISSN:  0090-4295     ISO Abbreviation:  Urology     Publication Date:  1976 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-03-11     Completed Date:  1976-03-11     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0366151     Medline TA:  Urology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  93-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell* / pathology,  surgery
Humans
Lymph Node Excision
Male
Middle Aged
Penis / surgery
Urethral Neoplasms* / pathology,  surgery

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