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Case report


Isolated asymptomatic metastasis in the myocardium: a rare scenario in case of carcinoma penis.

Santosh KumarKalpesh Mahesh ParmarShivanshu SinghJayant Kumar
Department of Urology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, Haryana and Punjab, India
Date of Submission: 16-Jan-2015, Date of Acceptance: 25-Feb-2015, Date of Web Publication: 25-Mar-2015.
Corresponding Author:
Corresponding Author

Santosh Kumar

Department of Urology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, Haryana and Punjab, India.
E-mail: santoshsp1967jaimatadi@ yahoo.co.in

Corresponding Author:
Corresponding Author

Santosh Kumar

Department of Urology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, Haryana and Punjab, India.
E-mail: santoshsp1967jaimatadi@ yahoo.co.in

DOI: 10.4103/2156-7514.153971 Facebook Twitter Google Linkedin

ABSTRACT


Penile cancer is a common malignancy in developing countries. It commonly metastasizes to the lymph nodes, lung, liver, and bones. Myocardial metastasis is rare. A 40-year-old male patient presented with ulcerative growth over glans penis. Histologic evaluation of the biopsy sample diagnosed the lesion as squamous cell cancer. Assessment of the stage of the disease revealed cardiac metastasis. Patient received six cycles of chemotherapy. He partially responded, but later succumbed to cardiac failure due to pericardial and pleural effusion.
Keywords: Carcinoma Penis, Cardiac Metastases, Chemotherapy, Lymph Nodes, Pericardial Effusion

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