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Med Oncol. 2012 Dec;29(4):2901-3. doi: 10.1007/s12032-012-0188-x. Epub 2012 Feb 17.

Prostate angiosarcoma: a case report and literature review.

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  • 1Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5200 Eastern Avenue, MFL Bldg, West Tower 6th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA. wkhaliq1@jhmi.edu

Abstract

Angiosarcomas are a relatively rare histological subtype of sarcomas and represent <1% of all sarcomas. Prostate angiosarcoma is extremely rare and displays remarkable clinical and pathological heterogeneity. Despite the rarity, it usually presents with dysuria, hematuria, or pelvic pain and represents a treatment challenge. Only nine cases have been reported in the literature, and we report the 10th case of prostate angiosarcoma and the first case of prostate angiosarcoma with recurrent adenocarcinoma.

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