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Case Reports in Urology
Volume 2014, Article ID 508305, 4 pages
Case Report

Abiraterone Acetate and Castration Resistant Ductal Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate

Urology Department, Centro Medico Nacional 20 de Noviembre, Félix Cuevas 540, Del Valle, Benito Juárez, 03229 Ciudad de México, DF, Mexico

Received 25 January 2014; Revised 7 April 2014; Accepted 15 April 2014; Published 7 May 2014

Academic Editor: Christian Pavlovich

Copyright © 2014 Edgar Linden-Castro et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Ductal adenocarcinoma of the prostate is a rare histological variant that only represents 1% of prostate tumors. This histological variant has several important clinical implications with respect to their evolution, clinical prognosis, and treatment. We report the case of a 64-year-old patient with ductal adenocarcinoma of the prostate, which progresses to castration-resistant prostate cancer, that was treated with abiraterone acetate with good clinical response, to our knowledge, the first case of ductal adenocarcinoma of the prostate in treatment with abiraterone acetate.