Benign Mimickers of Prostate Adenocarcinoma on Needle Biopsy and Transurethral Resection

George J. Netto, Jonathan I. Epstein

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Abstract

Prostate needle biopsy currently is the gold standard method for the diagnosis, management, and prognosis of prostate cancer. Obtaining an accurate diagnosis is crucial for pursuing proper patient management. This article discusses histologic mimickers of prostate carcinoma highlighting microscopic features that are helpful to reach a correct diagnosis and emphasizing potential diagnostic pitfalls.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-41
Number of pages41
JournalSurgical Pathology Clinics
Volume1
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008

Keywords

  • Adenosis
  • Atrophy
  • Basal cell hyperplasia
  • Clear cell cribriform hyperplasia
  • Mimickers of prostate cancer
  • Nephrogenic adenoma
  • Paraganglia
  • Prostatitis
  • Radiation atypia
  • Xanthoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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