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Other prostate infections

Reviewers: Gladell Paner, M.D., (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 11 February 2012, last major update January 2012
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● Dimorphic fungi associated with AIDS or other immunocompromise, usually with hematogenous dissemination
Chlamydia trachomatis and Trichomonas vaginalis often present (Arch Pathol Lab Med 1986;110:430), but unknown if they are pathogens
● AIDS related changes: epithelial cell apoptosis (simple cell shrinkage and exploding glandular cells), intracytoplasmic inclusions (apoptotic bodies) associated with lipofuscin (Arch Pathol Lab Med 1998;122:875); increased numbers of concretions (Am J Clin Pathol 1990;93:196)

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