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prostatic mesenchymal tumors

Tuesday 14 July 2020

Mesenchymal tumors of the prostate

Definition : Mesenchymal tumors of the prostate are rare but often cause considerable diagnostic difficulty when encountered. These may be either benign or malignant and can arise within the prostate gland or in adjacent tissues.


- prostatic stromal proliferations (prostatic stromal tumor of uncertain malignant potential and stromal sarcoma)
- solitary fibrous tumor
- myofibroblastic proliferations
- smooth muscle neoplasms (leiomyoma and leiomyosarcoma )
- gastrointestinal stromal tumor
- schwannoma
- rhabdomyosarcoma
- sarcomatoid carcinoma
- post-radiation sarcoma
- mixed epithelial stromal tumor of the seminal vesicle

See also

- prostatic tumors

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