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Table 2 Specimen type and diagnostic modalities to exclude other urological origin in patients with pure squamous cell carcinoma involving the prostate

From: Diagnostic dilemmas of squamous differentiation in prostate carcinoma case report and review of the literature

Reference Number of patients Specimen type Procedures to exclude other urological origin
Parwani[1] 8 Prostate biopsy/TURP/prostatectomy/cystprostatectomy • Normal cystoscopy for 7 patients
    • Cystprostatectomy for 1 patient, with no gross or microscopic evidence of bladder tumor
Kanthan[10] 6 Prostate biopsy/TURP None
Nabi[2] 2 Prostate biopsy/TURP Normal cystoscopy in both patients
Mohan[3] 1 TURP Normal urethroscopy, and cystoscopy
John TT[14] 1 TURP None
Rahmanou[4] 1 Prostate biopsy Normal cystoscopy
Okada[5] 1 Prostate biopsy Transurethral biopsy with no evidence of vesicle or urethral malignancy
Sarma[6] 1 Cystprostatectomy Cystprostatectomy with no gross or microscopic evidence of bladder tumor