Parenchymal brain metastases from adenocarcinoma of prostate.

  title={Parenchymal brain metastases from adenocarcinoma of prostate.},
  author={W L Lynes and David G. Bostwick and Fuad S. Freiha and Thomas A. Stamey},
  volume={28 4},
Two patients with parenchymal brain metastases from adenocarcinoma of the prostate (CaP) are presented. Both patients had the diagnosis made antemortem by biopsy, and tumor immunoreactivity for prostatic phosphatase and prostate specific antigen confirmed prostatic origin. Brain metastases from prostatic adenocarcinoma are unusual, occurring in only 0.2 per cent of all patients with CaP. Patients present with symptoms of motor dysfunction, headache, and seizures. The mean age at presentation of… CONTINUE READING


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