Metastatic Adenocarcinoma of Para-urethral Gland Presenting as Inguinal Lymph Node and Recurrent Bulbar Urethral Stricture

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Adam Jones
Samuel Mills
Sinthuja Naguleswaran
Tom Newton
Mohan Pillai


Para-urethral gland carcinoma is a rare urological malignancy that has a male predominance and has an age-adjusted incidence of 1.5–4.3/million. There are various histological subtypes of para-urethral carcinoma, with adenocarcinoma representing only 16.4% of these. Treatment is dependent on site, stage and patient factors. A multimodal approach is often adopted for the treatment of this malignancy. This includes radical surgery based on site of malignancy and there have been various case reports describing the role of adjuvant chemotherapy. However, there is still no agreed recommendation or available evidence for treatment of this infrequently encountered malignancy. The majority of patients present with symptoms of advanced disease and outcomes remain poor. We report a case of para-urethral gland adenocarcinoma presenting as recurrent bulbar urethral stricture and inguinal lymph node metastasis. This case report aims to highlight the rarity
of the disease and discuss treatment options for this uncommon urological malignancy.


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Jones, A., Mills, S., Naguleswaran, S., Newton, T., & Pillai, M. (2020). Metastatic Adenocarcinoma of Para-urethral Gland Presenting as Inguinal Lymph Node and Recurrent Bulbar Urethral Stricture. Journal of Endoluminal Endourology, 3(2), e1-e4.
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Tom Newton

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Mohan Pillai

Consultant Urologist


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