Occult carcinoma penis presenting as malignant pleural effusion

  • Ramakant Dixit | dr.ramakantdixit@gmail.com Department of Respiratory Medicine, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Ajmer, India.
  • Mukesh Goya Department of Respiratory Medicine, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Ajmer, India.
  • Kamendra Singh Pawar Department of Respiratory Medicine, Sri Aurobindo Institute of Medical Sciences, Indore, India.
  • Neena Kasliwal Department of Pathology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Ajmer, India.
  • Shreya Agarwal Department of Pathology, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College, Jaipur, India.

Abstract

A case of left sided malignant pleural effusion is described in a 41-year-old male, his initial workup for primary site of malignancy was unknown but later found to have hidden squamous cell carcinoma of penis which is one of the rarest site of malignancy that metastasise to pleura. Penile carcinoma manifesting with pleural metastasis and pleural effusion as initial presentation has not been reported previously.

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Published
2020-10-01
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Pneumology - Case Reports
Keywords:
Malignant pleural effusion, carcinoma penis, occult carcinoma
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Dixit, R., Goya, M., Pawar, K. S., Kasliwal, N., & Agarwal, S. (2020). Occult carcinoma penis presenting as malignant pleural effusion. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease, 90(4). https://doi.org/10.4081/monaldi.2020.1384