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Title: A blind spot in urology: Prostate cancer associated retinopathy.
Authors: Duncan, Catriona;Zamir, Ehud;Teh, Jiasian;Joon, Daryl Lim;Liodakis, Peter
Affiliation: McKinnon Eye Clinic, Victoria, Australia
North Eastern Urology, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Department of Radiation Oncology, Olivia Newton John Cancer Wellness and Research Centre, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Department of Urology, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Young Urology Research Organization (YURO), Australia
Issue Date: May-2019
EDate: 2019-03-16
Citation: Urology case reports 2019; 24: 100872
Abstract: Paraneoplastic syndromes associated with prostate cancer that cause visual disturbances are rare. We present the case of a 71 year old man with a history of adenocarcinoma of the prostate who developed cancer associated retinopathy concomitant with small cell transformation. This represents an unusual paraneoplastic syndrome that may be progressive and irreversible, requiring prompt diagnosis and treatment to preserve visual function and guide further oncological care.
DOI: 10.1016/j.eucr.2019.100872
PubMed URL: 31211081
ISSN: 2214-4420
Type: Case Reports
Subjects: Cancer associated retinopathy
Prostate cancer
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