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Case of the Week

2020-38 / September 21  

Contributor:  Daniel Athanazio

A man in his mid-50s underwent a 12-core prostate biopsy. Extensive glandular atrophy and basal cell hyperplasia were seen in all cores. In addition, the following focal lesion was identified:

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4 photo(s) Updated on: September 17, 2020


1. What is the correct diagnosis?

a) Acinar adenocarcinoma with aberrant p63 expression  

b) Glandular atrophy, streaming pattern  

c) Basal cell hyperplasia  

d) Basal cell carcinoma

e) Post-atrophic hyperplasia 

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