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Case of the Week

2021-19/ May 10

Contributors:  Maiara Ferreira de Souza and Daniel Athanazio

A man in his early 70s underwent prostate needle biopsy due to elevated serum PSA (3.4ng/ml) and a PI-RADS 4 lesion in the right apex. Images are from the targeted biopsy.

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1.  In this area, what would be your diagnosis?

a) Prostatic adenocarcinoma, Gleason score 3 + 3 = 6 

        b) Prostatic adenocarcinoma, Gleason score 3 + 4  = 7

c) Prostatic adenocarcinoma, Gleason score 3 + 5 = 8 

d) Carcinoid tumor, Gleason grade not applicable     

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