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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
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Gaskin, D. A. ; Shah, Dipak J.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Depertment of Pathology
Article Title
Bilateral Epididymal Metastases from Primary Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2003
Volume ID
52
Issue ID
3
Page(s)
253-254
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ISSN
0043-3144
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Abstract
A 65-year-old man diagnosed with adenocarcinoma of the prostate gland opted for hormonal manipulation and had bilateral orchiectomy. Histological evaluation showed tumour deposits in both epididymides. Despite the relatively common occurrence of adenocarcinoma of the prostate, epididymal metastasis is a rare occurrence. This case highlights the need for proper evaluation of the testes and para-testicular structures so that accurate staging of these tumours can be made.....
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