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Prostate

Benign lesions/conditions

Venous thrombosis


Reviewers: Monika Roychowdhury, M.D., (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 25 July 2012, last major update July 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● 2-4x increased risk after open surgery versus TURP for nodular hyperplasia (World J Surg 2011;35:1824)
● All men with prostate cancer have higher risk of thromboembolic diseases, highest risk for those on endocrine therapy (Lancet Oncol 2010;11:450)
● Mast cells are present in increased numbers in adventitia of thrombosed veins; may have role in endogenous fibrinolysis (Am J Clin Pathol 2001;116:97)

End of Prostate > Benign lesions/conditions > Venous thrombosis


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