Prostate sarcoma

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


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:

Share article

Article information

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

Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads

Cases and figures

  • Case 1
    Drag here to reorder.
  • Case 2
    Drag here to reorder.
  • Updating… Please wait.

     Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

     Thank you for updating your details.