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Case 12.23 

Case 12.23
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Case 12.23
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Christine U. Lee

, and James F. Glockner

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199915705.003.0321
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date: 17 October 2019

45-year-old man with hematuria and difficulty voiding

Axial T2-weighted FRFSE images (Figure 12.23.1) obtained using an endorectal coil demonstrate a large infiltrative mass in the peripheral zone of the prostate. The mass invades the seminal vesicles and extends into the central zone in the apex. Note the loss of the well-defined posterior capsular margin indicating extracapsular extension, involvement of the right and probably the left neurovascular bundles, continuity of the mass with the anterior wall of the rectum, and the large perirectal lymph node on the first image....

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