Surgical Pathology Criteria

Prostatic Small Cell Carcinoma

Definition

Diagnostic Criteria

  Prostate Small Cell Carcinoma High Grade Usual Prostate Adenocarcinoma Pulmonary and Other Small Cell Carcinoma
CD44 100% neg neg
Synaptophysin, Chromogranin, CD56 90% scatterered cells 90%
TTF1 50% neg 90%
HMW Cytokeratin, P63 35-40% neg neg
PSA, PAP 20% 90-100% neg

Robert V Rouse MD
Department of Pathology
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford CA 94305-5342

Original posting/updates: 6/1/12

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