Benign lesions / conditions
Lipofuscin pigmentation of the prostate

Authors: Komal Arora, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 28 July 2016, last major update March 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016,, Inc.

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Microscopic (histologic) description
  • 1-3 microns in diameter
  • Predominantly subnuclear location
  • Yellow-brown to gray-brown granules with a dark blue rim
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Lipofuscin pigment

Positive stains