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cylindroma

Friday 5 October 2007

cylindromas

Synopsis

- basaloid epithelial islands with broad rims of basement membrane material

Immunochemistry

- alpha-smooth muscle actin + in peripherally sited cells

Localization

- dermal cylindroma
- salivary cylindroma
- prostatic cylindroma

Differential diagnosis

- basal cell proliferative lesions

See also

- glandular tumors

References

- Bauer R. Cylindroma of the prostate. Am J Surg Pathol. 2007 Aug;31(8):1288-91. PMID: 17667556