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Title: Metastatic prostate cancer mimicking primary osteosarcoma of the jaw: an infrequent clinical case.
Authors: Tchan, Michel C
George, Mathew
Thomas, Mahiban
Affiliation: Department of Medical Oncology, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, NT, Australia..
Issue Date: Jun-2008
Citation: Southern medical journal 2008-06; 101(6): 657-9
Abstract: Prostate cancer metastasizing to the mandible is a rare occurrence. This case describes a patient whose presenting symptom was a painless swelling of the left mandible. Radiological investigation demonstrated a lesion within the left mandibular ramus, and subsequent biopsy confirmed the diagnosis of metastatic prostate cancer.
DOI: 10.1097/SMJ.0b013e318172f6dc
Type: Case Reports
Journal Article
Subjects: Adenocarcinoma
Aged, 80 and over
Biomarkers, Tumor
Diagnosis, Differential
Immunoenzyme Techniques
Mandibular Neoplasms
Prostate-Specific Antigen
Prostatic Neoplasms
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
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