Case Report

A Rare Neoplasm of the Prostate: Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma


  • Hüseyin Çelik
  • Serhan Çimen
  • Nusret Akpolat

Received Date: 08.09.2014 Accepted Date: 09.09.2014 Bull Urooncol 2014;13(3):182-183

Prostate lymphoma is a rare condition, it accounts for 0.09% of all prostate malignancies. As other prostate diseases, prostate lymphoma occurs in the same age group and it is difficult to distinguish clinically. We report a case of 63 year-old male with acute urinary retention twice and normal serum level of prostate specific antigen. We performed transurethral resection (TUR). In the microscopic examination of the TUR material a diffuse lymphocytic infiltration which were strongly positive for CD20 and CD5 and negative for CD3. (Bulletin of Urooncology 2014;13:182-183)

Keywords: Small lymphocytic lymphoma, transurethral resection, prostate lymphoma

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