Carcinosarcoma of the prostate: report of a case with ultrastructural observations.


Journal Article

A carcinosarcoma of the prostate was examined by light and electron microscopy. The epithelial component was comprised of adenosquamous carcinoma. The stromal component demonstrated osseous and cartilaginous differentiation, and appeared mesenchymal by fine structure analysis. Despite aggressive therapy the patient died with disseminated disease 5 months after diagnosis.

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Cited Authors

  • Martin, SA; Fowler, M; Catalona, WJ; Boyarsky, S

Published Date

  • November 1, 1979

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 122 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 709 - 711

PubMed ID

  • 501837

Pubmed Central ID

  • 501837

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1527-3792

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0022-5347


  • eng