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Small round blue cell tumor of seminal vesicle in a young patient

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Author(s): Adriano A. De Paula | Adriano R. Maltez | Eliane D. Mota

Journal: International Brazilian Journal of Urology
ISSN 1677-5538

Volume: 32;
Issue: 5;
Start page: 566;
Date: 2006;
Original page

Keywords: seminal vesicles | neuroectodermal tumors | urogenital neoplasms

ABSTRACT
Seminal vesicle tumor is a rare disease with unclear origin. Generally, it is presented as a pelvic mass that can be detected by sonography and digital rectal exam. The authors report a 25-year-old patient with a pelvic mass which the magnetic resonance and surgical specimen reveal a seminal vesicle tumor. Immunohistochemical findings favored a primitive neuroectodermal tumor of the seminal vesicle. Herein, the treatment, histological and histochemical findings of this entity are discussed.
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