Proptosis from prostatic cancer (Kennerdell Case 44, PPT)

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Identifier Kennerdell_case44_pfpc.ppt
Title Proptosis from prostatic cancer (Kennerdell Case 44, PPT)
Creator John S. Kennerdell, MD, Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Allegheny General Hospital Professor, Ophthalmology, Drexel University
Subject Proptosis; Exophthalmos; Orbit; Parietal Bone; Parietal Lobe; Zygoma; Prostatic Neoplasms; Tomography, X-ray Computed; Radiotherapy; Orbital Metastasis
Presenting Symptom Silent right proptosis for three months; 20 pound weight loss in the past six months.
History A 72-year-old man was referred with a silent right proptosis for three months with no functional deficit. In addition, he had a 20 pound weight loss in the past six months.
Neuroimaging Axial CT scan of a proptosed right eye with a subtle lesion along the lateral wall of the right orbit. Coronal CT scan with a very thickened right zygoma and parietal bones with a soft tissue coating in the orbit and parietal lobe. Multiple sites of metastases of the metastatic prostatic cancer which was then discovered by prostate biopsy.
Anatomy Orbit; Parietal Bone; Parietal Lobe; Zygoma
Pathology Cytologic specimen obtained by fine needle aspiration of the superior right orbit obtained along the bony lateral superior wall. The Papanicolaou stain reveals malignant prostate cancer cells. A photomicrograph stained with hemotoxin and eosin demonstrating the malignant prostatic cells.
Etiology Prostatic Neoplasms
Disease/Diagnosis Prostatic Neoplasms
Treatment Radiotherapy
Contributor Primary Kennerdell, John S.
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Type Image
Format application/pdf
Format Creation Scanned at 2700 ppi on Nikon LS2000 and Nikon 8000 film scanners
Source 35mm Kodachrome slide
Rights Management Copyright 2008. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit:
Contributing Institution Allegheny General Hospital. Dept. of Ophthalmology; Drexel University. Dept. of Ophthalmology
Holding Institution Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah, 10 N 1900 E, SLC, UT 84112-5890
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL
Metadata Cataloger Ken Rockwell, Associate Librarian, Marriott Library, University of Utah
ARK ark:/87278/s61r6s7b
Setname ehsl_novel_jsk
Date Created 2007-12-05
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 180131
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