Primary seminal vesicle carcinoma

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Primary seminal vesicle carcinoma is a very rare malignant epithelial tumour of the seminal vesicles.

Primary adenocarcinoma of the seminal vesicles and adenocarcinoma of the seminal vesicles redirect here.

General

  • Very rare ~ 50 reported cases in 2002.[1]

Clinical:

  • Elevated CA-125.[2]

Microscopic

Features:

  • Papillary architecture. (???)

DDx:

Images

IHC

Features:[4]

  • PSA -ve.
  • CK7 +ve.
  • CK20 -ve.
  • CA-125 +ve.[2]

See also

References

  1. Thiel, R.; Effert, P. (Nov 2002). "Primary adenocarcinoma of the seminal vesicles.". J Urol 168 (5): 1891-6. doi:10.1097/01.ju.0000032701.96997.e4. PMID 12394673.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Thiel, R.; Effert, P. (Nov 2002). "Primary adenocarcinoma of the seminal vesicles.". J Urol 168 (5): 1891-6. doi:10.1097/01.ju.0000032701.96997.e4. PMID 12394673.
  3. Tarján, M.; Ottlecz, I.; Tot, T. (Jan 2009). "Primary adenocarcinoma of the seminal vesicle.". Indian J Urol 25 (1): 143-5. doi:10.4103/0970-1591.45557. PMID 19468449.
  4. Ormsby, AH.; Haskell, R.; Jones, D.; Goldblum, JR. (Jan 2000). "Primary seminal vesicle carcinoma: an immunohistochemical analysis of four cases.". Mod Pathol 13 (1): 46-51. doi:10.1038/modpathol.3880008. PMID 10658909.
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