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A 40-year-old Caucasian man, originating from Ukraine, but living for the last year and a half in Portugal, presented to our department with a one year history of an irregular penile mass and phimosis. He reluctantly admitted that 8 years previously he had multiple mineral oil injections in the penis, for the purpose of penile enlargement. A diagnosis of(More)
INTRODUCTION Prostate cancer is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality. In Portugal alone, according to a study published in 2003, the rate of new prostate cancer cases were 53 per 100,000 men (in 2000), with an age-standardized mortality rate of about 28 per 100,000 (in 1995). Multiple bone metastases are one of the major complications of advanced(More)
UNLABELLED INTRODUCTION We report the case of a patient with classical congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency who presented with unusual anatomical and biochemical features, namely massively enlarged adrenal glands, adrenogenital rest tissue and an unexpected endocrine profile. The contribution of the adrenocortical cells in the(More)
I Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma mesothelioma is associated with a long a exposure to asbestos and usually has a poor prognosis. Short survival is due to late diagnosis, as patients are frequently pauci-symptomatic until advanced stage. Since the tumor is usually confined to the peritoneal cavity, extensive peritonectomy and hypertermic intraoperative(More)
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