Prostate
Other carcinomas
Adenosquamous carcinoma

Author: Komal Arora, M.D.

Revised: 16 October 2018, last major update February 2012

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Cite this page: Arora, K. Adenosquamous carcinoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/prostateadenosq.html. Accessed October 16th, 2018.
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