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Diagnosis of Retrovesical Ectopic and Hyperplastic Prostate Tissue by Transrectal Needle Biopsy

Hamasaki T.a · Akasaka S.a · Yamaguchi R.a · Inatomi H.a · Takahashi K.a · Matsumoto T.a · Okamoto S.b
aDepartment of Urology and bSecond Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Fukuoka, Japan Urol Int 2001;66:171–173 (DOI:10.1159/000056603)

Abstract

We report on an ectopic prostate in a 50-year-old man. Transabdominal ultrasonography, pelvic computed tomography, and pelvic magnetic resonance imaging revealed a heterogeneous tumor 8 cm in diameter in contact with the posterior wall of the urinary bladder. The tumor was histologically confirmed to be a benign prostatic hyperplasia. This is the 3rd case of retrovesical ectopic prostatic tissue which was diagnosed by transrectal needle biopsy.

 

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