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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 32  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 150-152

Extensive visceral calcification demonstrated on 99mTc-MDP bone scan in patient with carcinoma penis and hypercalcemia of malignancy


1 Department of Nuclear Medicine and Pet Ct, Infocus Diagnostics, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
2 Department of Radio-Diagnosis, Infocus Diagnostics, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sunny J Gandhi
Infocus Diagnostics, Swastik Society, Opp. Vipul Dudhiya, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-3919.202251

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Hypercalcemia is a common life-threatening complication associated with several malignancies. Parathyroid-related peptide has been shown to cause hypercalcemia in several solid tumors but rarely in penile cancer. We report a case of penile cancer with hypercalcemia causing metastatic visceral calcification in lungs, liver, and stomach detected on bone scan without significant abnormalities on CT scan.


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