Korean J Urol.  1982 Dec;23(8):1132-1135.

Clinical Observation on Penis Carcinoma

  • 1Department of Urology, Catholic Medical College, Seoul, Korea.


A clinical observation was made on 16 patients of penis carcinoma admitted to the Department of Urology, Catholic Medical College Hospital during the period from August, 1972 to July, 1982 and the following results were obtained. 1. The incidence of penis carcinoma was 0.4% of total inpatients of urologic department and 3.9% of genitourinary cancer. 2. Age distribution was from 43 to 78, showing highest incidence at 50-59 years. 3. Clinical findings were; mass 56%, Ulcer 44% and inguinal lymphadenopathy 44%. 4. Treatment were partial amputation in 18.8%, partial amputation with lymph node dissection in 43.8% and total amputation with lymph node dissection in 25%. 5. Of 11 cases in whom lymph node dissection were performed, 4 cases were positive for metastasis. Of 7 cases with palpable lymph nodes, 3 cases were positive for metastasis. In 4 cases having lymph node dissection when lymph nodes were not palpable, 1 case was positive for metastasis.


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