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perineural indentation by benign prostatic glands

Thursday 30 August 2012

Perineural Indentation by Benign Prostatic Glands

Benign prostatic glands may abut nerves. Occasionally, they may even partially or completely wrap around a nerve.

This should not reflexly lead to the diagnosis of adenocarcinoma with perineural invasion. in this case, the gland lacks enlarged nuclei or nucleoli and shows scattered basal cells.

Reference

- WebPathology: Perineural Indentation by Benign Prostatic Glands