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seminal vesicle

Thursday 30 August 2012

seminal vesicles

Highly atypical cells are a normal finding in the seminal vesicles of about 80% of older men. The nuclei are large, irregular, hyperchromatic, and show prominent nucleoli. The atypia is degenerative and not observed in the seminal vesicles of young men.

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- Cytology

Differential diagnosis

When encountered in needle biopsies, it may be mistaken for adenocarcinoma.

Links

- WebPathology (Man, 45 y/o)
- WebPathology (Old man)
- WebPathology (Atypical cells)