prostatic duct


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Related to prostatic duct: ejaculatory duct, prostatic utricle, Prostatic urethra

prostatic duct

One of about 20 ducts that discharge prostatic secretion into the urethra. Synonym: duct prostaticus
See also: duct
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Higher-grade cytology is reported as a feature of prostatic duct adenocarcinoma and intraductal spread of carcinoma.
There was not a site-specific preponderance for the urethra, ejaculatory ducts, prostatic ducts, or utricle.
Verumontanum mucosal gland hyperplasia is a benign lesion, present in 14% to 29% of prostates, and can be seen in the urethra at the verumontanum, ejaculatory ducts, prostatic ducts, and utricle.
While studying cribriform PCa, McNeal et al (5) found that, in most cases, cribriform PCa was predominantly located within prostatic ducts and acini with cancer cells following the normal duct contour or showing a basal cell layer on morphologic examination or basal cell immunostains.
pTis pd: Carcinoma in situ, involvement of prostatic ducts
The two main techniques are (1) removal of the prostatic adenoma using the technique of a Millen simple retropubic prostatectomy, excising the adenoma tissue containing the prostatic ducts and most acini, leaving the surgical capsule and seminal vesicles intact,[sup.
The problem with granulomatous prostatitis is that the sheets of epithelioid (or foamy) macrophages, as well as scattered epithelial cells from remnants of ruptured prostatic ducts and acini, may all be confused with high-grade (Gleason grade 5) adenocarcinoma.