This case of oligometastatic prostate cancer to the foot highlights the importance of: 1) metastasis remaining high in the differential for unexplained malady, in the setting of a primary cancer, despite an atypical presentation, and 2) comparing sequential imaging studies to baseline images, especially when remote, because subtle findings can declare themselves over time.
Reyes DK, Miller JA, Cerrato RA, Pienta KJ. Are you the author?
Departments of Urology and Brady Urological Institute, and Oncology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, 21287; Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, 21287; Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction, Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore Maryland, 21202; Departments of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences, and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, 21287.
Reference: Urol Case Rep. 2015 May 1;3(3):59-62