Mucinous Metaplasia in Prostate
The glands are lined by tall columnar cells distended with mucin. The nuclei are small, hyperchromatic, basally located and lack prominent nucleoli. The cytoplasmic contents are PAS+ve-diastase resistant and stain with Alcian blue and mucicarmine. The differential diagnosis is with Cowper’s glands and adenocarcinoma.
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