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Hydronephrosis: a case of ureteral metastasis of prostate cancer

Md Aris, Mohd Aznan and Mazlan, Mazilah and Khamis Roslee, Norhayaty Sharman (2021) Hydronephrosis: a case of ureteral metastasis of prostate cancer. Malaysian Journal of Medical Research, 5 (4). pp. 25-27. E-ISSN 2550-1607

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Hydronephrosis is among the common urinary complication encountered in outpatients setting. A mass obstructing in the urinary pathway is among the causes, which could be originated from anywhere in the pelvic cavity. This article reports a case of a 71-year-old man with underlying benign prostatic hyperplasia presented with abdominal mass and deranged renal profile, which was later found to be hydronephrosis. Further investigation leads to the diagnosis of advanced prostate cancer with metastasis to the bone, lymph nodes, bladder, and distal ureter. The patient was treated conservatively in view of advanced disease and the patient's life expectancy.

Item Type: Article (Case Report)
Additional Information: 4632/97315
Uncontrolled Keywords: Prostate Cancer; Ureteral Metastasis; Hydronephrosis
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Family Medicine (Effective: 1st January 2011)
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2022 12:54
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2022 12:54
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/97315

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