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Basal Cell Hyperplasia in Prostate Needle Biopsy

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Basal cell hyperplasia is usually seen in the transition zone. Occasionally, it may involve the peripheral zone of the prostate and be encountered in the needle biopsies. Such cases usually show scattered glands and solid nests composed of basal cells. The lobular configuration is not apparent since an entire nodule cannot physically be sampled in a single core.

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