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CASE REPORT
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 55  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 387-389

Squamous cell carcinoma of the penis and scrotum in a patient with chronic scrotal and penile lymphedema


Dr. DY Patil Hospital, Nerul, Navi Mumbai, Maharasthra, India

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Ananta Kulkarni
DY Patil Hospital and Research Centre, Sector-5, Nerul, Navi Mumbai, Maharasthra
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.74563

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Squamous cell carcinoma arising from tissue affected by chronic lymphedema is rare, though it is recognized that a variety of malignant tumors can arise in chronic congenital or acquired lymphedema. We describe, a case of scrotal and penile squamous cell carcinoma arising in a patient with a history of chronic scrotal and penile lymphedema of filarial origin. We here discuss the management and possible etiology of this unusual case.


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