Metastatic Tumors, Penis

Metastatic Tumors, Penis

Antonio L. Cubilla, MD

Alcides Chaux, MD

Elsa F. Velazquez, MD

Diagram of a secondary prostatic adenosquamous carcinoma shows multiple deep-seated metastatic nodules mainly located in corpora cavernosa of the penile shaft without affecting the glans surface.

Metastatic adenocarcinoma from sigmoid colon extensively involving vascular spaces of penile erectile tissues image but with no involvement of penile shaft skin image.



  • Secondary involvement of penis by malignancy with predilection for erectile tissues of corpora cavernosa


Routes of Spread

  • Mostly by retrograde venous or lymphatic spread

  • Arterial spread, direct extension from regional sites, and secondary embolization



Jul 7, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Metastatic Tumors, Penis

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