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Case of the Week

2020-36 / September 7 

Contributors:  Maiara Ferreira de Souza, Diogo Diniz, Daniel Athanazio

A male patient in his 70s underwent prostatectomy 3 months after 12-core prostate biopsy with the diagnosis of acinar adenocarcinoma Gleason 3+4 (Grade Group 2) in one biopsy site. The images are from the prostatectomy specimen.

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1. What is the correct grading?

a. Gleason 3 + 3 (Grade Group 1)

b. Gleason 3 + 4 (Grade Group 2)

c. Gleason 4 + 3 (Grade Group 3)

d. Gleason 3 + 5 (Grade Group 4)

e. Gleason 5 + 4 (Grade Group 5)

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