publication . Article . 2010

localized amyloidosis of the prostate

Yong Seon Heo; Ki Hoon Kim; Jae Ho Han; Byung Cheol Ahn; Young Kyun Kim; Se Joong Kim;
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  • Published: 30 Jul 2010 Journal: Korean Journal of Urology, volume 47, page 667 (issn: 0494-4747, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: The Korean Urological Association
Abstract
Localized Amyloidosis of the Prostate Yong Seon Heo, Ki Hoon Kim, Jae Ho Han, Byung Cheol Ahn, Young Kyun Kim, Se Joong Kim From the Departments of Urology and Pathology, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea The increasing number of prostatic biopsies, performed for the investigation of patients at risk of prostate cancer, will result in the more frequent identification of uncommon forms of prostatic pathology. Amyloidosis is a disease characterized by the extracellular deposition of insoluble amyloid fibrils, and may be either systemic or localized. Localized amyloidosis of the prostate is very rare. Herein, we report the case of a 34-year-old man w...
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free text keywords: Urology, Prostate-specific antigen, Localized amyloidosis, Prostate cancer, medicine.disease, medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, Biopsy, medicine.diagnostic_test, Amyloid fibril, Prostate, medicine.anatomical_structure, PCA3, business.industry, business, Amyloidosis
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