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Clinical and Translational Oncology

, Volume 11, Issue 1, pp 63–64 | Cite as

Brain metastases from prostate adenocarcinoma

  • José Enrique Castro GómezEmail author
  • Urbano Anido Herranz
  • Ana Carballo Castro
  • Antonio Gómez Caamaño
  • Luis A. León Mateos
  • Carmen Porto Vázquez
  • Rafael López López
Case Reports

Abstract

Brain metastases of prostate adenocarcinoma are rare. We report a case of brain metastases from prostate adenocarcinoma 15 months after the diagnosis of the primary tumour. The patient had headache and one solitary metastasis upon magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The biopsy performed showed metastatic prostate adenocarcinoma. He was treated with surgery and cranial irradiation.

Keywords

Brain metastases Prostate Adenocarcinoma 

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Copyright information

© Feseo 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • José Enrique Castro Gómez
    • 1
    Email author
  • Urbano Anido Herranz
    • 2
  • Ana Carballo Castro
    • 1
  • Antonio Gómez Caamaño
    • 1
  • Luis A. León Mateos
    • 2
  • Carmen Porto Vázquez
    • 1
  • Rafael López López
    • 2
  1. 1.Radiation Oncology DepartmentClinical University Hospital of Santiago de CompostelaLa CoruñaSpain
  2. 2.Medical Oncology DepartmentClinical University Hospital of Santiago de CompostelaSantiago de CompostelaSpain

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