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Int J Surg Pathol. 2010 Oct;18(5):379-80. doi: 10.1177/1066896908329591. Epub 2008 Dec 18.

Prostate melanosis associated with acinar adenocarcinoma.

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  • 1Medicina Diagnóstica Ltda, Erechim, Brazil.


Prostate melanosis is an uncommon lesion of uncertain etiology where melanin deposition is seen in the epithelium, in the stroma, or in the form of a blue nevus. There are three reports in the literature of melanosis seen in association with prostatic adenocarcinoma. This is the fourth report of this association.

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