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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 39  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 521-523

An unusual presentation of prostate carcinoma


1 Department of General Medicine, Coimbatore Medical College Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Nephrology, Coimbatore Medical College Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

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Dr. Greeshma Sadasivan
B.N. 439, Bapuji Nagar, Medical College, P.O., Thiruvananthapuram - 695 011, Kerala
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijmpo.ijmpo_37_17

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Prostate carcinoma is the second most common cancer among men worldwide. Although prostate carcinoma is common, its presentation resembling retroperitoneal fibrosis is uncommon. We report a patient with prostate carcinoma mimicking retroperitoneal fibrosis. An elderly male presenting in a volume overload state with features of obstructive uropathy was diagnosed as a case of prostate carcinoma. Magnetic resonance imaging was suggestive of retroperitoneal fibrosis. The presentation of prostate carcinoma as retroperitoneal fibrosis is rare.


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