Tumors of the seminal vesicles

Tumors arising primarily from the seminal vesicles are rare. Most frequently, when a mass is seen in the seminal vesicles, it represents a contiguous spread from tumors in adjacent organs, in particular, the prostate.

Epithelial tumors
  • adenocarcinoma of the seminal vesicle
  • the most common primary malignancy of the seminal vesicles
  • cystadenoma of the seminal vesicle
Mixed epithelial-stromal tumors (MEST)
  • graduated as low-grade MEST (benign),  intermediate-grade MEST (uncertain malignant potential), and high-grade MEST (malignant) according to the mitotic activity and necrosis
  • great majority are benign 
  • benign types include
    • fibroadenoma of the seminal vesicles
    • adenomyoma of the seminal vesicles
Mesenchymal tumors
  • leiomyosarcoma of the seminal vesicles
  • leiomyoma of the seminal vesicles
  • angiosarcoma of the seminal vesicles
  • malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the seminal vesicles
  • solitary fibrous tumor of the seminal vesicles
  • liposarcoma  of the seminal vesicles
  • hemangiopericytoma of the seminal vesicles
Miscellaneous tumors 
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rID: 65442
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Malignancy of the seminal vesicles
  • Cancer of the seminal vesicle
  • Malignancies of the seminal vesicles
  • Malignancies of the seminal vesicle
  • Malignancy of the seminal vesicle
  • Cancers of the seminal vesicle
  • Cancers of the seminal vesicles
  • Seminal vesicular cancers
  • Seminal vesicular cancer
  • Seminal vesicular malignancies
  • Seminal vesicular malignancy
  • Seminal vesicular neoplasms
  • Seminal vesicular neoplasm
  • Seminal vesicular tumours
  • Seminal vesicular tumour
  • Neoplasms of the seminal vesicles
  • Neoplasms of the seminal vesicle
  • Seminal vesicles mesenchymal tumours
  • Seminal vesicle mesenchymal tumours
  • Seminal vesicles mixed epithelial-stromal tumours
  • Seminal vesicle mixed epithelial-stromal tumours
  • Seminal vesicle epithelial tumour
  • Seminal vesicles epithelial tumours
  • Seminal vesicles tumours
  • Seminal vesicle tumours

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