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Atypical small acinar proliferation

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Amir Rezaee et al.

Atypical small acinar proliferations (ASAP) are premalignant lesions of the prostate, which can be found in as many as 5% of prostate biopsies. They are suspicious glands without adequate histologic atypia to establish a definitive diagnosis of prostate cancer. Some studies showed that there is a ~40% chance of findings adenocarcinoma on follow up prostate biopsies.

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rID: 45067
System: Urogenital
Section: Pathology
Tag: case
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