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Penile metastasis as a first sign of lung cancer

Authors Ozkaya, Findik S, Gatici A

Published 16 July 2009 Volume 2009:2 Pages 19—21

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/IMCRJ.S5222

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Sevket Ozkaya1, Serhat Findik2, Atilla G Atici2

1Samsun Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Hospital, Samsun, Turkey; 2Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ondokuz Mayis University, Kurupelit, Samsun, Turkey

Abstract: Lung cancer does not generally produce any symptoms at the early stages and it rapidly metastasizes. Although lung cancer has a potential of metastasis to all organs and tissues, metastasis to the penis from lung cancer is very rare. We present a case with a penile lesion as the first sign of lung cancer.

Keywords: lung cancer, metastasis, penis

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