Prostatic stromal sarcoma

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Prostatic stromal sarcoma, abbreviated PSS, is a very rare malignant tumour that arises from the stroma of the prostate gland.

General

  • Very rare - case reports.

Microscopic

Features:

  • Atypical spindle cells.
  • Necrosis or increased mitotic activity.[1]

DDx:

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See also

References

  1. De Berardinis, E.; Busetto, GM.; Antonini, G.; Giovannone, R.; Di Placido, M.; Magliocca, FM.; Di Silverio, A.; Gentile, V. (2012). "Incidental prostatic stromal tumor of uncertain malignant potential (STUMP): histopathological and immunohistochemical findings.". Urologia 79 (1): 65-8. doi:10.5301/RU.2012.9099. PMID 22388992.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Hansel, DE.; Herawi, M.; Montgomery, E.; Epstein, JI. (Jan 2007). "Spindle cell lesions of the adult prostate.". Mod Pathol 20 (1): 148-58. doi:10.1038/modpathol.3800676. PMID 17170745.