Prostate
Benign lesions / conditions
Leiomyoma


Topic Completed: 1 June 2012

Revised: 26 February 2019

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PubMed search: Prostatic leiomyoma

Komal Arora, M.D.
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Definition / general
Microscopic (histologic) description
Positive stains
  • Desmin, actin, androgen receptor
Differential diagnosis
  • Nodular hyperplasia: no well organized fascicles, no hyalinization, no necrosis, no calcification
  • Leiomyosarcoma: hypercellular, infiltrative, variable atypia, definite mitotic activity, necrosis
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