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Urethral verumontanal polyp: evidence of prostatic origin.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6495464     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A papillary adenomatous polyp of the verumontanum was studied morphologically and immunochemically. This rare polypoid neoplasm displayed rather typical prostatic acinar epithelium, and by immunoperoxidase method differentiation products of prostatic origin could be demonstrated easily. Findings support the concept that this type of lesion is prostatic in origin and probably arising from ectopic prostatic tissue in the prostatic urethra. The clinical symptoms of this lesion usually are hematospermia or hematuria, and this lesion can be effectively treated by transurethral excision.
K Fan; R F Schaefer; M Venable
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Urology     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0090-4295     ISO Abbreviation:  Urology     Publication Date:  1984 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-12-13     Completed Date:  1984-12-13     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0366151     Medline TA:  Urology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  499-501     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Choristoma / diagnosis,  pathology*
Diagnosis, Differential
Middle Aged
Polyps / diagnosis,  pathology*
Urethral Neoplasms / diagnosis,  pathology*

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