Prostate sarcoma

Prostatic sarcoma is an uncommon and heterogenous group of tumor arising from mesenchymal cells in and around the prostate. 

Pathology

In children the most common tumor type is a prostatic rhabdomyosarcoma, which accounts for approximately a third of all prostatic sarcomas 1

In adults leiomyosarcomas are most common, accounting for approximately a quarter of all cases 1. Many other sarcomas have been reported although in general they are rare. 

Overall, prostatic sarcomas include 1,2:

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rID: 11025
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Prostatic sarcoma
  • Sarcoma of the prostate
  • Sarcomas of the prostate
  • Prostate sarcomas

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