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atypical glands

Friday 27 January 2017


- prostatic adenocarcinoma

  • When small atypical glands are seen infiltrating in between larger obviously benign glands, it is indicative of invasion and is virtually diagnostic of malignancy.
  • The cancer glands are small and have rigid round or oval lumens as opposed to the complex branching or undulating lumens of the surrounding benign prostatic glands.