A hybrid penile carcinoma with presence of anterior urethral dysplasia

Georgios Vasiliou Tsamboukas, Eleni Vlotinou, Ioanna Kotsikogianni, Gerasimos Vandoros, Kristiana Gkeka, Panagiotis Kartsaklis, Athanasios Papatsoris, Aristomenis Gkekas


Verrucous carcinoma of the penis is a rare histopathologic variant of squamous cell carcinoma, accounting for less than 10% of the cases of penile cancer. Histopathologically, the tumor is a well differentiated squamous cell carcinoma showing aggressive local growth but never metastasizes, except of cases of mixed type with usual squamous cell carcinoma (hybrid carcinoma). In this paper, we present a case of hybrid penile carcinoma in a 78-year old man, who was treated with partial penectomy. The condition was accompanied with dysplasia of the anterior urethra.


Penile carcinoma; verrucous; hybrid; anterior urethra; dysplasia

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.19264/hj.v29i2.166