A Case of Multiple Endobronchial Metastases from Prostatic Carcinoma

Jeong Eun Lee, You Jin Lee, Mi Kyong Jeong, Hee Sun Park, Sung Soo Jung, Ju Ock Kim, Dae Young Kang, Chong Koo Sul, Sun Young Kim
2006 Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases  
The lung is the most common site for the metastasis of extrapulmonary malignant tumors. However, endobronchial metastases (EBM) from extrapulmonary malignant tumors are rare. The most common extrathoracic malignancies associated with EBM are the breast, renal and colorectal carcinomas. Lung metastasis from prostate cancer is often encountered but EBM is rare. We report a 74-year old man with endobronchial metastases from prostatic carcinoma presented with cough. The diagnosis of prostatic
more » ... of prostatic cancer and the endobronchial metastasis were confirmed by immunohistological staining with the prostate specific antigen. Hormonal therapy (lutenizing hormone releasing hormone agonist) was applied to this patient. (Tuberc Respir Dis 2006; 61: 162-166)
doi:10.4046/trd.2006.61.2.162 fatcat:xsn237kwyzgjdj4aaonf6tjp3y