Relevance of computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging for penile metastasis after prostatectomy: uncommon case report and brief review of the literature

Penile metastasis from prostate cancer represents a rare condition, associated with poor prognosis. In the literature, authors have reported less than 500 cases of secondary penile cancers, and among these cases of metastases, only 33% are from prostate cancer. Overall reported rate of survival is about 1-24 months. Here, we present an uncommon case of penile metastasis from prostatic adenocarcinoma, with particular focus on the role of computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging in diagnosis and follow-up.

Radiology case reports. 2016 May 14*** epublish ***

Valeria Fiaschetti, Valeria Liberto, Giulia Claroni, Giorgio Loreni, Vincenzo Formica, Mario Roselli, Alessandro Mauriello, Roberto Floris

Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford 81, 00133 Rome, Italy., Department of Medical Oncology, University Hospital Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy., Department of Anatomic Pathology, University Hospital Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy.

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