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The rare case of prostatic stromal tumor of uncertain malignant potential (STUMP)
Article published in Urologia Polska 2008/61/4.


Andrzej Wrona1, Paweł Płaza2, Kamil Muc2, Krzysztof Bar2
1Oddział Urologii Szpitala w Mielcu
2Katedra i Klinika Urologii i Onkologii Urologicznej Uniwersytetu Medycznego w Lublinie


prostate STUMP prostate tumor radical prostatectomy


We present the rare case of the patient with retroperitoneal tumor arising from the prostate gland. We describe our diagnostic strategy
and the therapeutic management for the recurrence of a tumor presented in pelvis 3 months after the surgery. The patient underwent
the open retropubic radical prostatectomy, during which the tumor was totally removed. In histopathological examination the
extremely rare Stromal Tumor of Uncertain Malignant Potential (STUMP), a lesion arising from specialized cells of prostatic stroma was
described. The treatment of STUMP constitutes a challenge for physicians specializing in various fields including urologists, surgeons,
radiologists and patomorphologists. Further research and creating the guidelines for treatment of this disease are needed.


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Paweł Płaza
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