Carcinomatosis Peritonei of Prostatic Adenocarcinoma: Incidental Finding in a Case of Obstructed Umbilical Hernia

  • Rupesh Prakashrao Gundawar Government Medical College, Latur
  • Umesh Sidheshwar Kanade
  • Shubhada Yadavrao Bansodde
  • Rahul Suryakantrao Abhange
  • Shivaji Dadarao Birare
Keywords: Carcinomatosis Peritonei, Umbilical Hernia, Prostatic Adenocarcinoma, Crystalloids


Peritoneal metastasis arising from prostate cancer is a very rare phenomenon. We present a rare case of a patient presenting with carcinomatosis peritonei from a prostate primary. This case report is important in that it is generally not widely recognized that prostate cancer metastasizes to the peritoneum. In the literature, peritoneal metastasis from prostate cancer, if present, are usually associated with other sites of metastases and found at very advanced stages of the disease. In our patient carcinomatosis peritonei was the first presentation which led to the diagnosis of prostate cancer and was the only site of metastasis.


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