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Gastric Adenocarcinoma with Prostatic Metastasis

  • Roshni, S. (Department of Radiation Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre) ;
  • Anoop, T.M. (Department of Medical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre) ;
  • Preethi, T.R. (Department of Pathology, Regional Cancer Centre) ;
  • Shubanshu, G. (Department of Surgical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre) ;
  • Lijeesh, A.L. (Department of Radiation Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre)
  • Received : 2014.02.22
  • Accepted : 2014.04.04
  • Published : 2014.06.30

Abstract

Metastasis of gastric adenocarcinoma to the prostate gland is extremely rare. Herein, we report a case of gastric adenocarcinoma in a 56-year-old man with prostatic metastasis diagnosed through the analysis of biopsy specimens from representative lesions in the stomach and prostate gland. Immunohistochemistry of the prostatic tissue showed positive staining for cytokeratin 7 and negative staining for prostate-specific antigen (PSA), whereas the serum PSA level was normal, confirming the diagnosis of prostatic metastasis from carcinoma of the stomach.

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