Pure small cell recurrent prostate cancer developing syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion.

@article{Peverelli2017PureSC,
  title={Pure small cell recurrent prostate cancer developing syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion.},
  author={Giorgia Peverelli and Paolo Grassi},
  journal={Tumori},
  year={2017},
  volume={103 Suppl. 1},
  pages={e56-e59}
}
PURPOSE Pure small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the prostate is a rare entity characterized by a poor prognosis due to early metastatic spread as well as resistance to treatment. Considering its increasing occurrence, clinicians should be aware of its aggressive behavior, the relevance of an early diagnosis, and proper management. METHODS A 71-year-old man treated with brachytherapy for localized low-risk prostate cancer developed widespread disease 7 years later with a prostate-specific… CONTINUE READING