IJOHNS  Vol.2 No.5 , September 2013
The Presenting Symptom of Metastatic Prostate Carcinoma: Case of a Large Supraclavicular Mass and Review of Literature
ABSTRACT
Prostate cancer is the most common noncutaneous malignancy of American males and typically presents with genitourinary symptoms, however, head and neck extension is a rare finding. We present a case of a 53-year-old male initially presenting with a large supraclavicular mass as the only complaint. After an initial non-diagnostic FNA biopsy, PSA levels, histology and immunohistochemical findings were consistent with metastatic prostatic adenocarcinoma. The patient was started on anti-hormonal treatment after diagnosis. Due to the increasing reports of such cases, we suggest PSA levels and appropriate immunohistochemical staining should be obtained on all unknown neck masses.

Cite this paper
C. Vaughn, K. Jaqua, R. Meacham and F. Vieira, "The Presenting Symptom of Metastatic Prostate Carcinoma: Case of a Large Supraclavicular Mass and Review of Literature," International Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, Vol. 2 No. 5, 2013, pp. 207-210. doi: 10.4236/ijohns.2013.25043.
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