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Alberto Bonetta, Daniele Generali, Silvia Paola Corona, Gianni Cancarini, Sarah Grazia Brenna, Chiara Pacifico, Giandomenico Roviello
(Department of Radiotherapy, Cremona Social and Territorial Health Company (ASST), Cremona, Italy)
Am J Case Rep 2017; 18:887-889
Prostatic adenocarcinoma is the most frequently diagnosed carcinoma in the male population; the most common sites of secondary lesions are nodes, bones, and lungs. We report the clinical case of a 58-year-old man presenting with a single metastasis in the left testis after a radical prostatectomy/lymphadenectomy for prostate cancer.
CASE REPORT: This clinical report focuses on a 58-year-old man with prostate cancer who developed an uncommon single metastasis in the left testis after radical surgery and adjuvant pelvic radiation therapy.
CONCLUSIONS: Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels are important in the follow-up of prostate cancer. At the same time, physical examination of all possible sites of metastasis and proper evaluation of all signs/symptoms are indispensable in the process of identifying recurrence and for the selection of patients undergoing adjuvant therapy.