The prostatic perineural space and its relation to tumor spread: an ultrastructural study.

Abstract

Prostatic perineural structures were studied by electron microscopy in 31 speciments from benign and malignant lesions. Vascular structures seen in these areas have the ultrastructural characteristics of blood capillaries. No lymphatic channels were observed. Spread of tumor cells occurred by direct extension around the prostatic nerves and not within… (More)

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@article{Hassan1980ThePP, title={The prostatic perineural space and its relation to tumor spread: an ultrastructural study.}, author={M O Hassan and John A. Maksem}, journal={The American journal of surgical pathology}, year={1980}, volume={4 2}, pages={143-8} }