Prostate-seminal vesicle angle (TRUS)

Case contributed by Dr Gustavo Graco

Presentation

Non-specific urinary symptoms

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male
Annotated image

Figure A. Normal prostate-seminal vesicle angle on TRUS;
Figure B. Tumor invasion into the seminal vesicle in a 65-year-old man with prostate cancer 1.
P = prostate SV = seminal vesicle

Case Discussion

This case warns about the importance of routine characterization of the prostate-seminal vesicle angle in TRUS in order to rule out the possibility of extraprostatic tumor invasion into the seminal vesicles.

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