A Cavitary Conundrum

Sajan Andrews, Jared Isaacson, Emmy Hebert, Saspin Nakornsri, Hythem Omar


Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in the male population after skin cancer. Approximately 220,000 men in the United States are diagnosed with prostate cancer annually, 29,000 of which succumb to the disease. In the overwhelming majority of cases, metastatic prostate cancer presents with an elevated PSA and osseous involvement. We present a unique case of cavitary nodular prostate metastases to the lung without osseous involvement and a normal PSA. A brief discussion of cavitary lung lesions is also covered.

J Med Cases. 2013;4(10):679-681
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4021/jmc1471w


Prostate; Cavitary nodule; PSA

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