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Vol. 66, No. 3, 2001
Issue release date: April 2001
Section title: Case Report
Urol Int 2001;66:171–173
(DOI:10.1159/000056603)

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

Hamasaki T. · Akasaka S. · Yamaguchi R. · Inatomi H. · Takahashi K. · Matsumoto T. · Okamoto S.
aDepartment of Urology and bSecond Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Fukuoka, Japan

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Abstract of Case Report

Published online: 4/12/2001

Number of Print Pages: 3
Number of Figures: 3
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 0042-1138 (Print)
eISSN: 1423-0399 (Online)

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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.


Article / Publication Details

First-Page Preview
Abstract of Case Report

Published online: 4/12/2001

Number of Print Pages: 3
Number of Figures: 3
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 0042-1138 (Print)
eISSN: 1423-0399 (Online)

For additional information: http://www.karger.com/UIN


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