Prostate sarcoma

A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

Prostatic sarcoma is an uncommon and heterogenous group of tumour arising from mesenchymal cells in and around the prostate. 

In children the most common tumour type is a prostatic rhabdomyosarcoma, which accounts for approximately a third of all prostatic sarcomas 1

In adults leiomyosarcomas are most common, accounting for approximately a quarter of all cases 1. Many other sarcomas have been reported although in general they are rare. 

Overall prostatic sarcomas include 1-2:

Prostate pathology
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rID: 11025
System: Urogenital
Tags: prostate, rare
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Prostatic sarcoma
  • Sarcoma of the prostate
  • Sarcomas of the prostate
  • Prostate sarcomas

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