HYDRONEPHROSIS: A CASE OF URETERAL METASTASIS OF PROSTATE CANCER

Authors

  • Mazilah Mazlan Department of Family Medicine, Kuliyyah of Medicine, International Islamic University of Malaysia
  • Mohd Aznan Md Aris Department of Family Medicine, Kuliyyah of Medicine, International Islamic University of Malaysia
  • Norhayaty Sharman bt Khamis Roslee Balok Health Clinic, Kuantan Pahang, Malaysia

Abstract

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.

Keywords:

Prostate Cancer, Ureteral Metastasis, Hydronephrosis

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Published

2021-10-01

How to Cite

Mazlan, M., Md Aris, M. A. ., & Norhayaty Sharman bt Khamis Roslee. (2021). HYDRONEPHROSIS: A CASE OF URETERAL METASTASIS OF PROSTATE CANCER. Malaysian Journal of Medical Research (MJMR), 5(4). Retrieved from https://ejournal.lucp.net/index.php/mjmr/article/view/1452