Cite this page: Prostatic adenocarcinoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/bladderprostatic.html. Accessed February 22nd, 2018.
Definition / general
- Either primary or secondary within the bladder
- Primary lesions may have a history of prostatic adenocarcinoma (PAC) in the prostate, and have a favorable prognosis
- Secondary prostatic adenocarcinoma is usually associated with high grade/high stage carcinoma in the prostate, but may mimic urothelial carcinoma histologically (Hum Pathol 2001;32:434)
- Prostatic adenocarcinoma and bladder urothelial carcinoma metastasizing to same lymph node (Arch Pathol Lab Med 2001;125:1354)