Prostate melanosis associated with acinar adenocarcinoma

Clóvis Klock, Regina Gomes, Michel João, George Netto

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Abstract

Prostate melanosis is an uncommon lesion of uncertain etiology where melanin deposition is seen in the epithelium, in the stroma, or in the form of a blue nevus. There are three reports in the literature of melanosis seen in association with prostatic adenocarcinoma. This is the fourth report of this association.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)379-380
Number of pages2
JournalInternational journal of surgical pathology
Volume18
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2010

Keywords

  • Prostate melanosis
  • melanin
  • prostatic adenocarcinomas

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anatomy
  • Surgery
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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