We encountered a
63-year-old male with a sarcomatoid carcinoma of the penis accompanied by
metastasis to the bilateral inguinal lymph nodes and lungs. He noticed a penile
mass, but neglected it. The mass rapidly increased in size, forming an ulcer,
and began to disintegrate. He visited our hospital 4 months after noticing the
mass. After cystostomy and blood transfusion, surgical resection was performed.
A diagnosis of a squamous cell carcinoma with a sarcomatoid carcinoma of the
penis was made. After the operation, best supportive care (BSC) was selected.
We made efforts to maintain his quality of life (QOL), and he died 3 months
after the operation.
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