High-Grade Primary Spindle Cell Sarcoma of the Prostate: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Hakan Ozturk, Oya Nermin Sivrikoz


Evaluation of the primary spindle cell sarcoma prostate, which is seen extremely rare, is aimed. Literature search was made through a search in the MedLine database using PubMed and Scopus for the articles published between January 1988 and September 2013. Electronic search was limited to the following keywords: "spindle cell sarcoma", "primary prostate sarcoma". Primary prosatate sarcoma was reported as 100 patients in literature. High-grade primary spindle cell sarcoma of the prostate was encountered as 16 patients in literature. This patients was reported as the 17th case. It is a difficult cancer due to diagnosis and treatment because of the short average life expectancy, high potential of asymptomatic aggressive and metastatic. Histopatogenesis is not exactly known. In 50% of composed of patients who are previously diagnosed with prostate adenocarcinom. The case was reported as high-grade primary prosatate sarcoma at an early age. The case is different from other cases because of not being adenocarcinom component.

World J Oncol. 2013;4(6):258-261
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4021/wjon757w


Spindle cell sarcoma; Prostate; Sarcoma

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