Pathologic basis of the sonographic appearance of the normal and malignant prostate.

@article{Shinohara1989PathologicBO,
  title={Pathologic basis of the sonographic appearance of the normal and malignant prostate.},
  author={Kazuhiko Shinohara and Peter T. Scardino and Simon St C Carter and Thomas M. Wheeler},
  journal={The Urologic clinics of North America},
  year={1989},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={675-91}
}
The hypoechoic nature of prostatic cancer is now well recognized. In fact, not all cancers are purely hypoechoic; many are isoechoic, and some have a mixed echogenicity. Rarely, we have seen a cancer that was predominantly hyperechoic. Other signs of disturbance of the normal internal anatomy of the prostate may suggest the diagnosis of prostate cancer and are particularly valuable in assessing patients with more advanced disease. Approximately one third of early-stage cancers detected by… CONTINUE READING
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