Tumors of the seminal vesicles

Tumors of the seminal vesicles usually represent contiguous invasion of the seminal vesicles from malignancies in adjacent organs, most commonly the prostate. Tumors originating de novo within the seminal vesicles themselves are much rarer.

Epithelial tumors
Mixed epithelial-stromal tumors (MEST)
  • subdivided according to their mitotic activity and necrosis into 5:
    • low-grade mixed epithelial-stromal tumors (MEST) (benign)
    • intermediate-grade MEST (uncertain malignant potential)
    • high-grade MEST (malignant)
  • great majority are benign 
  • benign types include
    • fibroadenoma of the seminal vesicles
    • adenomyoma of the seminal vesicles
Mesenchymal tumors
  • leiomyosarcoma of the seminal vesicles
  • leiomyoma of the seminal vesicles
  • angiosarcoma of the seminal vesicles
  • malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the seminal vesicles
  • solitary fibrous tumor of the seminal vesicles
  • liposarcoma of the seminal vesicles
  • hemangiopericytoma of the seminal vesicles
Miscellaneous tumors 

Article information

rID: 65442
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Seminal vesicle cancers
  • Seminal vesicle cancer
  • Malignancy of the seminal vesicles
  • Cancer of the seminal vesicle
  • Malignancies of the seminal vesicles
  • Malignancies of the seminal vesicle
  • Malignancy of the seminal vesicle
  • Cancers of the seminal vesicle
  • Cancers of the seminal vesicles
  • Seminal vesicular cancers
  • Seminal vesicular cancer
  • Seminal vesicular malignancies
  • Seminal vesicular malignancy
  • Seminal vesicular neoplasms
  • Seminal vesicular neoplasm
  • Seminal vesicular tumours
  • Seminal vesicular tumour
  • Neoplasms of the seminal vesicles
  • Neoplasms of the seminal vesicle
  • Seminal vesicles mesenchymal tumours
  • Seminal vesicle mesenchymal tumours
  • Seminal vesicles mixed epithelial-stromal tumours
  • Seminal vesicle mixed epithelial-stromal tumours
  • Seminal vesicle epithelial tumour
  • Seminal vesicles epithelial tumours
  • Seminal vesicles tumours
  • Seminal vesicle tumours

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