An Unusual Manifestatation of Prostate Cancer

Abdelilah Idir *

Department of Neurosurgery, Military Hospital Moulay Ismail, Meknes, Morocco.

Youssef Elmajdoub

Department of Neurosurgery, Military Hospital Moulay Ismail, Meknes, Morocco.

Ali Rhajdi

Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Center Mohammed IV, Tanger, Morocco.

Naama Okacha

Department of Neurosurgery, Military Hospital Moulay Ismail, Meknes, Morocco.

Omar boulahroud

Department of Neurosurgery, Military Hospital Moulay Ismail, Meknes, Morocco.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

The skull serves as a frequent site for metastasis from systemic malignant tumors. Predominantly, prostate, breast, and lung cancers constitute the primary sources of cranial metastases, collectively accounting for over 70% of secondary skull tumors. These occurrences often target the base of the skull. While calvarial metastases typically remain asymptomatic, skull-base metastases tend to provoke significant symptoms. Their diagnosis is primarily reliant on CT and MRI imaging. The prognosis of individuals with secondary metastasis from prostate cancer hinges on the extent of disease spread. In this report, we present a case involving a 67-year-old man who developed a sizable metastatic lesion on the skull vault, uncovering underlying prostate cancer. The patient was effectively treated through surgical intervention.

Keywords: Skull metastasis, skull tumors, prostate adenocarcinoma


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Idir, Abdelilah, Youssef Elmajdoub, Ali Rhajdi, Naama Okacha, and Omar boulahroud. 2024. “An Unusual Manifestatation of Prostate Cancer”. Asian Journal of Research and Reports in Neurology 7 (1):20-23. https://journalajorrin.com/index.php/AJORRIN/article/view/99.

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