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Other carcinomas

Adenosquamous carcinoma

Reviewers: Komal Arora, M.D., (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 19 March 2012, last major update February 2012
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● 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 post-radiation or hormonal therapy for ordinary adenocarcinoma

Micro description

● Both glandular (acinar) and squamous components

Negative stains



Am J Surg Pathol 1987;11:403, Hum Pathol 1995;26:123, Hum Pathol 1984;15:87, BJU Int 2008;102:1369

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