Phyllodes tumor of the prostate

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Phyllodes tumor of the prostate

Synonyms: Cystic epithelial-stromal tumors of the prostate | Cystosarcoma phyllodes of the prostate | Phyllodes type of atypical prostatic hyperplasia

A rare urogenital tumor characterized by stromal and epithelial components forming cysts lined by hyperplastic epithelium in a cellular or sarcomatoid stroma. The tumors may be clinically benign or malignant and tend to recur after transurethral resection. Metastatic spread is to lungs bone and liver. Patients may present with obstructive voiding symptoms dysuria hematuria urinary retention or a palpable abdominal mass. The prostate is palpably enlarged but feels soft and spongy.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version March 2024

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