Journal of Cytology
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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 28-29

Left cervical lymph node metastasis - An initial presentation of prostatic adenocarcinoma

1 Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, NRS Medical College, Kolkata, India
2 Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Midnapur Medical College, Midnapur, West Bengal, India
3 Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, North Bengal Medical College and Hospital, Darjeeling, India
4 Professor and Head, Department of Pathology, NRS Medical College, Kolkata, India

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An eighty year old male presented with a left cervical lymph node enlargement. Fine needle aspiration cytology of the lymph node revealed metastatic deposits of an adenocarcinoma. The search for primary site was conducted and a primary lesion was detected in the prostate. Though uncommon, a prostatic adenocarcinoma may initially presents with symptoms of distal metastasis and rarely as non regional lymph node metastasis.

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