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Case of the Week


2019-30 / SEPTEMBER 9 (CONTRIBUTOR: SOUNAK GUPTA)

CASE HISTORY



 A 78-year-old male underwent a transurethral resection of the prostate and representative images are shown.

The immunophenotype is as follows:

Positive: CK7 & focal, patchy expression of CK20, CKAE1/3 and CK-HMW

Negative: NKX3.1, PSA, PSAP, P40, GATA3, synaptophysin and chromogranin

Retained: PTEN





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2 photo(s) Updated on: September 08, 2019


Quiz

 1.  What is the correct diagnosis?

      a.  Poorly differentiated prostatic adenocarcinoma (Gleason grade 5)

      b.  Adenoid cystic carcinoma

      c.   Prostatic basal cell carcinoma

      d.   Poorly differentiated urothelial carcinoma







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