Conventional prostatic adenocarcinoma arising in a multilocular prostatic cystadenoma

Thomas K. Lee, Shang Tian Chuang, George J. Netto

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Abstract

Multilocular prostatic cystadenoma is a rare benign neoplasm located between the bladder and the rectum. These are prostatic tissue and have been shown to harbor high-grade intraepithelial neoplasia and likely susceptible to the same disease processes seen in the prostate gland. We report the first case of conventional prostatic adenocarcinoma involving a multilocular cystadenoma. Distinction from cystadenocarcinoma is also made.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)413-416
Number of pages4
JournalPathology International
Volume60
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2010

Keywords

  • High-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia
  • Multilocular cystadenoma
  • Prostate cancer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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