Microscopic mimics of prostatic carcinoma
Clear cell cribriform hyperplasia
Reviewers: Komal Arora, M.D., (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 22 May 2014, last major update May 2012
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● A form of nodular hyperplasia without atypia (Am J Surg Pathol 1986;10:665)
● Cribriform arrangement (glandular clusters with punched out lumens) of clear/pale eosinophilic cells with complex papillary growth simulating carcinoma
● Also has conspicuous basal cells, small, uniform nuclei
● No prominent nucleoli
● Basal cells are CK903 positive (Am J Clin Pathol 1991;95:446)
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