Table of ContentsCase reports | Microscopic (histologic) description | Microscopic (histologic) images | Positive stains | Negative stains | Differential diagnosis
Cite this page: Roychowdhury, M. Signet ring cell nodule. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/prostatesignetringnodule.html. Accessed August 20th, 2018.
- 66 year old man with benign prostatic hyperplasia (WebMed Central 22 Sep 2010)
Microscopic (histologic) description
Microscopic (histologic) images
- Vimentin, desmin (weak)
- Signet ring cell carcinoma: infiltrative tumor cells with signet ring cell pattern (at least 25%) due to intracellular accumulation of mucin compressing the nucleus into a crescent shape; mucin+