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Indian J Nucl Med. 2018 Jan-Mar;33(1):57-58. doi: 10.4103/ijnm.IJNM_107_17.

Penile Metastasis from Prostate Cancer Presenting as Malignant Priapism Detected Using Gallium-68 Prostate-specific Membrane Antigen Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography.

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1
Department of Nuclear Medicine, PET/CT and Radionuclide Therapy, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.
2
Department Urology, Kovai Medical Center and Hospital Limited, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.

Abstract

Gallium-68 prostate-specific membrane antigen positron emission tomography/computed tomography (Ga-68 PSMA PET/CT) is a promising diagnostic tool for patients with prostate cancer. Penile metastasis from prostate cancer is a rare phenomenon that infrequently manifests as malignant priapism. We present a case of 79-year-old patient diagnosed as a case of adenocarcinoma prostate presenting with penile metastases imaged using Ga-68 PSMA PET/CT.

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Gallium-68 prostate-specific membrane antigen positron emission tomography/computer tomography; penile metastasis; priapism; prostate cancer

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