HYDRONEPHROSIS: A CASE OF URETERAL METASTASIS OF PROSTATE CANCER
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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