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Year : 2017 | Month : September | Volume : 11 | Issue : 9 | Page : PD07 - PD08

Primary Adenocarcinoma of the Bulbomembranous Urethra in a 33-Year-Old Male Patient

Rupesh Gupta, Sweta Gupta, Supriya Basu, Priyatosh Dey, Imran Ahmad Khan

1. Senior Resident, Department of Urology, R G Kar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India. 2. Junior Resident, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, R G Kar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India. 3. Professor, Department of Urology, R G Kar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India. 4. Senior Resident, Department of Urology, R G Kar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India. 5. Senior Resident, Department of Urology, R G Kar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

Correspondence Address :
Dr. Rupesh Gupta,
Senior Resident, Department of Urology, R G Kar Medical College and Hospital. Kolkata-700004, West Bengal, India.
E-mail: drrupesgupta@gmail.com

Abstract

Primary Urethral Carcinoma (PUC) is considered as a rare tumour, accounts for less than 1% of all malignancies and an incidence rate of four cases per million patients. Incidence increases with the patientís age and most commonly present in seventh decades. Urothelial carcinoma is the most common type (76%) of the PUC, adenocarcinoma accounts for less than 5% of the PUC. No definitive protocol for tumour management for urethral adenocarcinoma has been described in the literature due to lack of prospective study and scarcity of the cases. Treatment usually depends on the site and stage of the tumour. We hereby report a case of 33-year-old male patient with urethral adenocarcinoma of bulbomembranous urethra spread to the prostatic urethra and left side inguinal lymph node. He was treated through multimodal therapy with surgery plus adjuvant chemotherapy.

Keywords

Prostate, Tumour, Urethral cancer, Urethral stricture

How to cite this article :

Rupesh Gupta, Sweta Gupta, Supriya Basu, Priyatosh Dey, Imran Ahmad Khan. PRIMARY ADENOCARCINOMA OF THE BULBOMEMBRANOUS URETHRA IN A 33-YEAR-OLD MALE PATIENT. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 September [cited: 2018 Jan 24 ]; 11:PD07-PD08. Available from
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DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/28918.10581

Date of Submission: Mar 29, 2017
Date of Peer Review: Jun 24, 2017
Date of Acceptance: Jul 07, 2017
Date of Publishing: Sep 01, 2017

FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.

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