Other carcinomas
Adenosquamous carcinoma

Topic Completed: 1 February 2012

Revised: 27 February 2019

Copyright: 2003-2019,, Inc.

PubMed search: prostatic adenosquamous carcinoma

Komal Arora, M.D.
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Cite this page: Arora K. Adenosquamous carcinoma. website. Accessed September 17th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Incidence is < 0.6% of all prostate cancers
  • Have normal serum PSA and PSAP levels
  • Originates from the periurethral glands or prostatic acinar basal cells
  • Either de novo or postradiation or hormonal therapy for ordinary adenocarcinoma
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Both glandular (acinar) and squamous components
Negative stains
  • PSA / PAP
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