Prostate
Benign lesions / conditions
Leiomyoma

Author: Komal Arora, M.D.

Revised: 24 May 2018, last major update June 2012

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PubMed search: Prostatic leiomyoma
Cite this page: Arora, K. Leiomyoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/prostateleiomyoma.html. Accessed September 25th, 2018.
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