Collagenous micronodules in prostate cancer. A specific but infrequent diagnostic finding.

@article{Bostwick1995CollagenousMI,
  title={Collagenous micronodules in prostate cancer. A specific but infrequent diagnostic finding.},
  author={David G. Bostwick and Peter Wollan and K Adlakha},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={119 5},
  pages={444-7}
}
OBJECTIVE Collagenous micronodules (CMs) are microscopic stromal fibrillar aggregates of uncertain histogenesis that arise in association with prostatic adenocarcinoma. We studied a large series of biopsies and matched radical prostatectomies to determine the frequency, specificity, and predictive value of CMs. DESIGN Retrospective study of 308 needle biopsies and matched radical prostatectomies with prostate cancer. PATIENTS AND SETTING Consecutive series of men with prostatic… CONTINUE READING