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Indian Journal of Cancer
Medknow Publications on behalf of Indian Cancer Society
ISSN: 0019-509X
EISSN: 1998-4774
Vol. 41, No. 3, 2004, pp. 129-132
Bioline Code: cn04024
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Indian Journal of Cancer, Vol. 41, No. 3, 2004, pp. 129-132

 en Giant cystosarcoma phyllodes tumor of prostate: Case report of a rare entity
Bhat DharitriM, Poflee SV, Kotwal MN, Pangarkar MA, Gadkari RU, Bobhate SK

Abstract

Although glandular and stromal proliferations of prostate are very common in adult men, neoplastic proliferations of prostatic stroma are distinctly uncommon. These tumors are now grouped as Prostatic Stromal Proliferations of Uncertain Malignant Potential (PSPUMP). Phyllodes tumor of the prostate is a rare neoplasm in this group with cellular, sarcomatoid stroma and benign hyperplastic glands. It is a locally expansile tumor with clinical course varying from benign to aggressive. We report a case of a 45-year-old man presented with retention of urine and abdominal lump. On laparotomy it was a huge tumor of 4 kg and was histologicaly characterized by cellular pleomorphic stroma and hyperplastic epithelium. Immunohistochemistry demonstrated prostate specific antigen in the glands. It was diagnosed as cystosarcoma phyllodes tumor of prostate. This is extremely uncommon tumor similar in histology to that of breast and it′s clinical course varies with the grade. The patient was without recurrence one year after surgery.

Keywords
Cystosarcoma phyllodes tumor of prostate, Prostatic stromal proliferations

 
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