Prostatic carcinoma presenting as unilateral proptosis - a rare case report

Vinay S. Kundargi, Anup S. Desai, Siddannagouda B. Patil, Basavesh S. Patil, Ashokkumar N. Biradar, Nikhil A. Patil, Kshitiz Ranka
2015 International Journal of Biomedical and Advance Research  
Adenocarcinoma of prostate typically involves axial skeleton and has been infrequently reported in unusual sites like orbit. It is noteworthy that upto 1989, only 28 cases of occulo-orbital metastases of prostate cancer (PC) had been reported in the literature. PC is mostly known to metastasize to the bony skeleton. The lack of skeletal metastasis does not exclude the possibility of visceral/ distant metastasis, and serum PSA levels usually do not correlate with the extent of metastatic
more » ... Here in, we report a rare case of unilateral orbital metastasis from PC.
doi:10.7439/ijbar.v6i2.1582 fatcat:dyilpygphnaolduzpsuirsonk4